Rebecca R. Pallmeyer

Personal

Birthday: 
1954
Birthplace: 
Tokyo, Japan
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Rosalie E. Wahl, Minnesota Supreme Court, 1979-1980
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1980-1985
Administrative law judge, Illinois Human Rights Commission, 1986-1991

Education

Name of School: 
Valparaiso University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1976
Name of School - Second: 

University of Chicago Law School

The University of Chicago Law School occupies a unique niche among this country's premier law schools. Located on a residential campus in one of America 's great cities, Chicago offers a rigorous and interdisciplinary professional education that blends the study of law with the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Students, faculty, and staff form a small, tightly knit community devoted to the life of the mind. Learning is participatory. Chicago does not seek to impose a single viewpoint or style of thought on its students. Instead, our faculty exposes students to contrasting views, confident in students' abilities to choose their own paths.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1979

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: 
10/22/1998
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1991-1998

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