Thomas Michael Durkin

Personal

Birthday: 
1953
Birthplace: 
Chicago, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Stanley J. Roszkowski, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1978-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1980-1993; deputy chief, Special Prosecutions Division, 1988; chief, Criminal Receiving and Appellate Division, 1989; chief, Special Prosecutions Division, 1990;
first assistant U.S. attorney, 1991-1993
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1993-2012

Education

Name of School: 
University of Illinois
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1975
Name of School - Second: 

DePaul University's College of Law

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1978

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: 
12/19/2012
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