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George Steeh
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #7
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   5/22/1998 - 1/29/2013
Senior:   1/29/2013 - Present
Preceded by:   Barbara Hackett
Succeeded by:   Laurie Michelson
Personal History
Born:   1947
Hometown:   Ann Arbor, MI
Undergraduate:   University of Michigan, B.A., 1969
Law School:   University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1973

George Caram Steeh, III is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. He joined the court in 1998 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton and took on senior status in January 2013.[1]

Early life and education

A native of Ann Arbor Steeh graduated from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor earning with both his bachelor's and Juris Doctor degrees in 1969 and 1973.[2]

Professional career

After Law School, Steeh was part of the Genesee County Prosecutor's Office from 1973 to 1980, first as a Assistant prosecuting attorney from 1973 to 1978 before being promoted First assistant prosecuting attorney from 1978-1980. For eight years from 1980 to 1988, Steeh became a private practice attorney in Michigan before being elected in the Macomb County Board of Commissioners in 1986 and served till 1989 when Steeh started his judicial career as first a Judge in Michigan District 41-B Court from 1989 to 1990 and was elected judge for the 16th District Circuit Court from 1990-1998.[2]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Michigan

On the recommendation of Senator Carl Levin, Steeh was nominated by President Bill Clinton on September 24, 1997 to a seat vacated by Barbara Hackett, assumed senior status. Steeh was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 13, 1998 pursuant to a unanimous consent request and received commission on May 22, 1998. Steeh took senior status in January 2013.[1][2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Barbara Hackett
Eastern District of Michigan
1998–2013
Seat #7
Succeeded by:
Laurie Michelson


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