Ruben Castillo

Personal

Birthday: 
1954
Birthplace: 
Chicago, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1979-1984, 1991-1994
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1984-1988
Regional counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense Fund, 1988-1991
Vice chair, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1999-2010

Education

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

Northwestern University School of Law

At Northwestern Law we go beyond teaching the basics of legal reasoning to enable our students to make sound and ethical judgements, understand and improve the delivery of justice, and respond to the changing contexts in which law and legal institutions operate. Accordingly, the overarching goal of our curricular plan is to empower our graduates to adapt to and master the challenges of the changing world better than those of any other law school.

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: 
5/9/1994
Advertisement