Jeffrey Sutton

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Jeffrey Sutton
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   5/5/2003 - Present
Preceded by:   David Nelson
Personal History
Born:   1960
Hometown:   Dhahran, Suadi Arabia
Undergraduate:   Williams College '83
Law School:   Ohio State U. Law '90

Jeffrey S. Sutton (b. 1960) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Sutton graduated from Williams College with his bachelor's degree in 1983 and later from Ohio State University College of Law with his law degree in 1990.[1]

Professional career

Sutton was a law clerk for Federal District Judge Thomas Meskill in the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit from 1990 to 1991 and for Associate Justices of the United States Lewis Powell and Antonin Scalia in the Supreme Court of the United States from 1991 to 1992. Sutton was a private practice attorney in the State of Ohio from 1992 to 1995, and again from 1998 to 2003. Sutton was State Solicitor of Ohio from 1995 to 1998. Since 1994, Sutton has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Ohio State University College of Law.[1]

Judicial career

On the recommendation of Ohio U.S. Senator Mike DeWine, Sutton was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by President George W. Bush on January 7, 2003, to a seat vacated by David Nelson. Sutton was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 29, 2003 on a Senate vote and received commission on May 5, 2003.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
David Aldrich Nelson
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:

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