Arthur Tarnow

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Arthur J. Tarnow
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Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Assumed office
May 26, 2010
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
In office
May 22, 1998 – May 26, 2010
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Julian Abele Cook Jr.
Succeeded by Terrence G. Berg
Personal details
Born Arthur J. Tarnow
1942 (age 75–76)
Detroit, Michigan
Education Wayne State University (B.A.)
Wayne State University Law School (J.D.)

Arthur J. Tarnow (born 1942) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Tarnow received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wayne State University in 1963 and a Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School in 1965. He was a law clerk to John Fitzgerald, Louis McGregor, and Timothy Quinn of the Michigan Court of Appeals in 1967. He was a lecturer at the University of Papua, New Guinea from 1967 to 1968. He was a Chief deputy defender, Legal Aid and Defenders from 1969 to 1970. He was an Attorney, Foundation Appellate Defender for the State of Michigan from 1970 to 1972. He was in private practice of law in Michigan from 1973 to 1998.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On September 24, 1997, Tarnow was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan vacated by Julian Abele Cook Jr. Tarnow was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 13, 1998, and received his commission on May 22, 1998. He assumed senior status on May 26, 2010.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Julian Abele Cook Jr.
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
1998–2010
Succeeded by
Terrence G. Berg