Paul Lewis Maloney

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Paul Lewis Maloney
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
In office
2008–2015
Preceded by Robert Holmes Bell
Succeeded by Robert James Jonker
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
Assumed office
July 13, 2007
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Richard Alan Enslen
Personal details
Born Paul Lewis Maloney
1949 (age 67–68)
Cleveland, Ohio
Education Lehigh University B.A.
University of Detroit School of Law J.D.

Paul Lewis Maloney (born 1949) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Maloney received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lehigh University in 1972 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit School of Law in 1975. He was an Assistant prosecutor, Berrien County Prosecutor's Office, Michigan from 1975 to 1981. He was a Prosecuting attorney of that office, from 1981 to 1989. He was a Deputy assistant attorney general of Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice from 1989 to 1993. He was a Special assistant to the director, State of Michigan Department of Corrections from 1993 to 1995. He was a District judge, Berrien County Trial Court from 1995 to 1996. He was a Circuit judge, Berrien County Trial Court from 1996 to 2007.

Federal judicial service[edit]

Maloney is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. Maloney was nominated by President George W. Bush on March 19, 2007, to a seat vacated by Richard Alan Enslen. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 9, 2007, and received his commission on July 13, 2007. He served as chief judge from 2008 to 2015.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Richard Alan Enslen
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
2007–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Robert Holmes Bell
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
2008–2015
Succeeded by
Robert James Jonker