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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan|
|Appointed by:||George H.W. Bush|
|Active:||06/30/1992 - 01/01/2006|
|Senior:||01/01/2006 - Present|
|Preceded by:||104 Stat. 5089|
|Succeeded by:||Robert Jonker|
|Past post:||Attorney in private practice|
|Past term:||1962 - 1992|
|Hometown:||Grand Rapids, MI|
|Undergraduate:||Michigan State U., 1959|
|Law School:||George Washington U. Law School, 1962|
Gordon Jay Quist is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. He joined the court in 1992 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. Quist assumed senior status on January 1, 2006.
Western District of Michigan
Quist was nominated to the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan by President George H.W. Bush on March 20, 1992, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089, which was approved by Congress. Quist was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 26, 1992, on a Senate vote, and received commission on June 30, 1992. Quist assumed senior status on January 1, 2006.
Judgment recognized in Swiss hockey injury case (2014)In June 2014, Judge Quist upheld a $1.6 million judgment against former NHL player Kevin Miller following a major blow he delivered to another player during a game in Switzerland. The hit ended the other player's career, and a Swiss court issued a judgment in his insurance company's favor. Judge Quist upheld and enforced the judgment, with interest and costs, under the Uniform Foreign-Country Judgments Recognition Act.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Western District of Michigan
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