Nicholas John Bua

Personal

Birthday: 
2/9/1925
Birthplace: 
Chicago, IL
Date of Death: 
11/1/2002
Place of Death: 
Melrose Park, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1943
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1953-1963
Presiding judge, Melrose Park [Illinois] Village Court, 1963
Associate judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, Law Division, County Department, 1964-1971
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1971-1976
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, First District, 1976-1977
Special counsel for Inslaw, Inc. v. United States, U.S. Department of Justice, 1991-1993
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1991-2002

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, September 10, 1980; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 

DePaul University's College of Law

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Degree: 
J.D.
Degree Year: 
1953

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/11/1977
Termination Date: 
11/4/1991
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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