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Brian Duff

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Brian Duff
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #20
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   10/17/1985 - 10/30/1996
Senior:   10/30/1996 - Present
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by:   Ronald Guzman
Personal History
Born:   1930
Hometown:   Dallas, TX
Undergraduate:   University of Notre Dame, A.B., 1953
Law School:   DePaul U. College of Law, J.D., 1962
Military service:   U.S. Navy 1953 - 1961

Brian Barnett Duff (1930-present) is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He is serving on senior status.

Early life and education

  • University of Notre Dame, A.B., 1953
  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1962[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Navy Lieutenant, JAG Corps, 1953-1956
  • U.S. Naval Reserve, 1957-1961
  • Assistant to C.E.O., Banker's Life and Casualty, 1962-1967
  • Vice president and general counsel, R. H. Gore Co., 1968-1969
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1965-1976
  • Member, Illinois General Assembly, 1971-1976
  • Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, Criminal Division, 1976-1979
  • Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Jury Division, 1979-1985[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Duff was nominated to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois by President Ronald Reagan on August 1, 1985, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 16, 1985, and received commission the next day. He assumed senior status on October 30, 1996.[1] Duff was succeeded in this position by Ronald Guzman.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Northern District of Illinois
1985–1996
Seat #20
Succeeded by:
Ronald Guzman