Elaine E. Bucklo

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Elaine E. Bucklo
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Assumed office
October 31, 2009
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
In office
October 11, 1994 – October 31, 2009
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by John Albert Nordberg
Succeeded by Edmond E. Chang
Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
In office
1985–1994
Personal details
Born 1944 (age 72–73)
Chelsea, Massachusetts
Education Saint Louis University A.B.
Northwestern University School of Law J.D.

Elaine E. Bucklo (born 1944) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, Bucklo received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Saint Louis University in 1966 and a Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law[1] in 1972. She was a law clerk to Judge Robert Sprecher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from 1972 to 1973, and was thereafter in private practice in Chicago, Illinois from 1973 to 1978 and from 1980 to 1985, having been a visiting professor of law at the UC Davis School of Law from 1978 to 1980. She was then a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois from 1985 to 1994.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On August 16, 1994, Bucklo was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois vacated by John Albert Nordberg. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 7, 1994, and received her commission on October 11, 1994. She assumed senior status on October 31, 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ms Elaine Edwards Bucklo, Attorney". Lawyer.com. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 

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Legal offices
Preceded by
John Albert Nordberg
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
1994–2009
Succeeded by
Edmond E. Chang