Patrick J. Schiltz

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Patrick Joseph Schiltz (born 1960) is a United States federal judge.

Born in Duluth, Minnesota, Schiltz received a B.A. from College of St. Scholastica in 1981 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1985. He was a law clerk, Hon. Antonin Scalia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1985 to 1986. He was a Law clerk, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States from 1986 to 1987. He was in private practice in Minnesota from 1987 to 1995. He was an Associate professor of law, University of Notre Dame Law School from 1995 to 2000. He was an Associate dean, University of St. Thomas School of Law from 2000 to 2003. He was a Law professor, University of St. Thomas School of Law from 2003 to 2006.

Schiltz is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Schiltz was nominated by President George W. Bush on December 14, 2005, to a seat vacated by Richard H. Kyle. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 26, 2006, and received his commission on April 28, 2006.