John Nordberg

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John Nordberg
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #10
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   4/21/1982 - 6/18/1994
Senior:   6/18/1994 - Present
Preceded by:   Bernard Decker
Succeeded by:   Elaine Bucklo
Personal History
Born:   1926
Hometown:   Evanston, IL
Undergraduate:   Carleton College
Law School:   University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1950
Military service:   U.S. Navy 1944 - 1946

John Albert Nordberg is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He joined the court in 1982 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. He is serving on senior status.

Early life and education

Nordberg graduated from Carelton College and later graduated from the University of Michigan law school in 1950.[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Navy Electronic Technician Mate Third Class, 1944-1946
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1950-1976
  • Magistrate, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, 1957-1964
  • District attorney, Wilmette Park, Illinois, 1958-1976
  • Village attorney, Glenview, Illinois, 1961-1965
  • Village attorney, Morton Grove, Illinois, 1969-1974
  • Arbitrator, American Bar Association, 1970-1975
  • Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, 1976-1982[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

On the recommendation of former U.S. Senator Charles Percy Nordberg was nominated to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois by President Ronald Reagan on March 11, 1982, to a seat vacated by Bernard Decker. Nordberg was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 20, 1982, and received commission on April 21, 1982. Nordberg assumed senior status on June 18, 1994.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Bernard Decker
Northern District of Illinois
1982–1994
Seat #10
Succeeded by:
Elaine Bucklo


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