Philip Godfrey Reinhard

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Philip Godfrey Reinhard
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Assumed office
January 12, 2007
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
In office
February 10, 1992 – January 12, 2007
Appointed byGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded bySeat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded byFrederick J. Kapala
Personal details
Born
Philip Godfrey Reinhard

1941 (age 77–78)
LaSalle, Illinois
EducationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (B.A.)
University of Illinois College of Law (J.D.)

Philip Godfrey Reinhard (born 1941) 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 LaSalle, Illinois, Reinhard received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 1962 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1964. He was an assistant state's attorney of Winnebago County, Illinois from 1964 to 1967, and then in private practice in Rockford, Illinois from 1967 to 1968, returning to the Winnebago County government as a state's attorney from 1968 to 1976. He was a judge on the 17th Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois from 1976 to 1980, and on the Second District Court of Appeals, Illinois from 1980 to 1992.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On August 1, 1991, Reinhard was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 6, 1992, and received his commission on February 10, 1992. He assumed senior status on January 12, 2007.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Reinhard, Philip Godfrey - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
1992–2007
Succeeded by
Frederick J. Kapala