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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Active:||3/14/2007 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Ronald Longstaff|
|Past post:||Federal magistrate judge|
|Past term:||1987 - 2007|
|Undergraduate:||University of Akron, B.S., 1978|
|Law School:||Drake U. School of Law, J.D., 1981|
John Jarvey is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. He joined the court in 2007 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.
Early life and education
Jarvey Started out at the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1978 and later graduated from Drake University School of Law with his juris doctorate degree in 1981.
Jarvey started his legal career as a Law clerk for federal judge Donald O'Brien in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa from 1981 to 1983. From 1983 till he was appointed to the Federal Bench in 1987, Jarvey became trial attorney in the Criminal Division for the US Department of Justice.
Southern District of Iowa
Jarvey started his Federal judicial career as a federal magistrate judge for the Southern District of Iowa being first appointed to a full eight-year term in 1987 and was re-appointed in 1995 and 2003 before being nominated to an Article III judgeship in 2007. On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, Jarvey was nominated by President George W. Bush on January 9, 2007 to a seat vacated by Ronald Longstaff. Jarvey was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 8, 2007 on a unopposed 95-0-5 vote and received commission on March 14, 2007.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Southern District of Iowa
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