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Barbara Hackett
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #7
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   4/7/1986 - 4/8/1997
Senior:   4/8/1997 - 3/1/2000
Preceded by:   Charles Joiner
Succeeded by:   George Steeh
Personal History
Born:   1928
Undergraduate:   University of Detroit (1948)
Law School:   University of Detroit School of Law (1950)

Barbara Kloka Hackett (1928-present) was a federal judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Hackett was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 11, 1986, to a seat vacated by Charles Joiner; she was confirmed by the Senate on March 27, 1986, and received commission on April 7, 1986. She assumed senior status on April 8, 1997. She served the Eastern District of Michigan until her retirement on March 1, 2000.[1] Hackett was succeeded in this position by George Steeh.

Early life and education

  • University of Detroit, Ph.B., 1948
  • University of Detroit School of Law, J.D., 1950[1]

Professional career

  • Staff lawyer, Michigan-Wisconsin Pipeline Company, 1950-1951
  • Law clerk, Hon. Frank Picard, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1951-1952
  • Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1952-1965, 1966-1967, 1972-1973, 1984-1986
  • Lawyer, New York Central Railroad Company, 1963-1965
  • Chief law clerk, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1965-1966
  • Assistant prosecuting attorney, Wayne County, Michigan, 1967-1972
  • Acting chief, Appellate Division, Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, 1986[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Michigan

Hackett was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 11, 1986, to a seat vacated by Charles Joiner; she was confirmed by the Senate on March 27, 1986, and received commission on April 7, 1986. She assumed senior status on April 8, 1997. She served the Eastern District of Michigan until her retirement on March 1, 2000.[1] Hackett was succeeded in this position by George Steeh.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Charles Joiner
Eastern District of Michigan
1986–1997
Seat #7
Succeeded by:
George Steeh