Matthew F. Kennelly

Personal

Birthday: 
1956
Birthplace: 
Marion, IN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1981-1982, 1984-1999
Law clerk, Hon. Prentice Marshall, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1982-1984

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, September 16, 1998; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Notre Dame
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1978
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1981

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Court Name: 

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/22/1999
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