Robert Jonker

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Robert Jonker
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #5
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   7/16/2007 - Present
Preceded by:   Gordon Quist
Personal History
Born:   1960
Hometown:   Holland, MI
Undergraduate:   Calvin College, B.A., 1982
Law School:   U. of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1985



Robert James Jonker (b.1960) is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. He joined the court in 2007 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Holland, Michigan,Jonker received a bachelor's degree from Calvin College in 1982, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 1985.[1]

Professional career

Jonker was a law clerk for the Hon. John F. Feikens in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan from 1985 to 1987 before entering private practice in Michigan until 2007.[1]

Judicial career

Western District of Michigan

Jonker was nominated to the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan by President George W. Bush on March 19, 2007, to a seat vacated by Gordon Quist. Jonker was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 9, 2007, and received commission on July 16, 2007.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Gordon Quist
Western District of Michigan
2007–Current
Seat #5
Succeeded by:
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