|Arthur J. Tarnow|
|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|
May 22, 1998 – May 26, 2010
|Appointed by||Bill Clinton|
|Preceded by||Julian Abele Cook Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Terrence G. Berg|
Arthur J. Tarnow|
1942 (age 75–76)
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
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.
Federal judicial service
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.
- "Tarnow, Arthur J. - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.
Julian Abele Cook Jr.
| Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Terrence G. Berg
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