Rebecca R. Pallmeyer

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Rebecca R. Pallmeyer
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Assumed office
October 22, 1998
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by William Thomas Hart
Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
In office
1991–1998
Personal details
Born (1954-09-13) September 13, 1954 (age 62)
Tokyo, Japan
Education Valparaiso University B.A.
University of Chicago Law School J.D.

Rebecca R. Pallmeyer (born September 13, 1954)[1] is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Tokyo, Japan, Pallmeyer received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Valparaiso University in 1976 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School in 1979. She was a law clerk to Rosalie E. Wahl, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice, from 1979 to 1980. She was in private practice in Chicago, Illinois from 1980 to 1985 at the law firm of Hopkins & Sutter. She was an administrative law judge on the Illinois Human Rights Commission from 1985 to 1991. She was a United States Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois from 1991 to 1998.

Federal judicial service[edit]

Pallmeyer was nominated by President Bill Clinton on July 31, 1997, to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois vacated by Judge William Thomas Hart. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 21, 1998, and received her commission on October 22, 1998.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pallmeyer; Rebecca R.". Sullivan's Judicial Profiles. Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Retrieved January 11, 2013. 

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Legal offices
Preceded by
William Thomas Hart
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
1998–present
Incumbent