Jeanne E. Scott

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Jeanne E. Scott
Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
In office
October 22, 1998 – August 1, 2010
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Richard Henry Mills
Succeeded by Sue E. Myerscough
Personal details
Born 1948 (age 68–69)
Springfield, Illinois
Education Bradley University B.A.
Northwestern University School of Law J.D.

Jeanne E. Scott (born 1948) is a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.

Education and career[edit]

Scott was born in Springfield, Illinois. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bradley University in 1970 and a Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law in 1973. She was an Assistant state's attorney for the Sangamon County State's Attorney's Office in Illinois from 1973 to 1978. She was in private practice from 1978 to 1979 and became an associate circuit judge for the Illinois Seventh Judicial Circuit from 1979 to 1988, and a circuit judge for Illinois Seventh Judicial Circuit from 1988 to 1998.

Federal judicial service[edit]

Scott was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois. Scott was nominated by President Bill Clinton on April 2, 1998, to a seat vacated by Richard Henry Mills. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 21, 1998, and received her commission on October 22, 1998. She resigned on August 1, 2010.

Post judicial career[edit]

Since her resignation, she has been an attorney in private practice in Springfield.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Richard Henry Mills
Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
1998–2010
Succeeded by
Sue E. Myerscough