Dan A. Polster

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Dan A. Polster
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Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Assumed office
August 3, 1998
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by David Dudley Dowd, Jr.
Personal details
Born Dan A. Polster
1951 (age 65–66)
Cleveland, Ohio
Education Harvard College A.B.
Harvard Law School J.D.

Dan A. Polster (born 1951) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Polster received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Harvard College in 1972 and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School in 1976. He was a trial attorney in the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice from 1976 to 1982, and an Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Ohio from 1982 to 1998.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On July 31, 1997, Polster was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio vacated by David Dudley Dowd, Jr. Polster was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 31, 1998, and received his commission on August 3, 1998.

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
David Dudley Dowd, Jr.
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
1998–present
Incumbent