Sharon Johnson Coleman

Personal

Birthday: 
1960
Birthplace: 
Chicago, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Assistant state`s attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1984-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1989-1993
Deputy state`s attorney and chief of Public Interest Bureau, Cook County, Illinois, 1993-1996
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1996-2008
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, First District, 2008-2010

Education

Name of School: 
Northern Illinois University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1981
Name of School - Second: 

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

An education at Washington University School of Law provides the opportunity to combine outstanding teaching and a mastery of the fundamentals necessary for the practice of law.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1984

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/13/2010
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