Philip P. Simon

Personal

Birthday: 
1962
Birthplace: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1987-1990
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Indiana, 1990-1997, 1999-2003; chief, Criminal Division, 1999-2003
Adjunct professor of law, Valparaiso University School of Law, 1996-1997, 1999-2000
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Arizona, 1997-1999

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, September 26, 2008; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Iowa
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1984
Name of School - Second: 

Indiana University Maurer School of Law - Bloomington

For more than 150 years, the Indiana University School of Law has provided top-flight, transformative legal education. With just over 750 students, drawn from more than 100 undergraduate schools and from three continents, Indiana Law retains a distinctive sense of collegiality and community in the stimulating, cosmopolitan college town of Bloomington, Ind.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1987

Judicial Career

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

Indiana Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/27/2003
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