Sue Ellen Myerscough

Personal

Birthday: 
1951
Birthplace: 
Springfield, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Harold A. Baker, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1980-1981
Private practice, Springfield, Illinois, 1981-1987
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1987-1998; associate judge, 1987-1990; circuit judge, 1990-1998
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, 1998-2011

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, October 11, 1995; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, June 17, 2010; nomination withdrawn by president, July 14, 2010
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, July 14, 2010; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Southern Illinois University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1973
Name of School - Second: 

Southern Illinois University School of Law

To provide basic educational opportunities and necessary support services for eligible persons which will allow them to reach their highest level of competency, enhance opportunities for employment, meet their obligations as citizens, and improve the quality of life for them and their families.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1980

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Central District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/14/2011
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