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Lawrence Zatkoff

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Lawrence Zatkoff
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   3/4/1986-6/16/2004
Chief:   1999-2004
Senior:   6/16/2004-1/26/2015
Preceded by:   Ralph Guy, Jr.
Succeeded by:   Sean Cox
Personal History
Born:   1939
Hometown:   Detroit, MI
Deceased:   2015
Undergraduate:   University of Detroit, 1962
Law School:   Detroit College of Law, 1966

Lawrence Zatkoff was an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. He joined the court in 1986 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan.[1] Zatkoff passed away on January 26, 2015.[2]

Education

A native of Detroit, Zatkoff is a graduate of Detroit Mercy with bachelor's and Juris Doctor degrees in 1962 and 1966.

Professional career

Judicial career

Eastern District of Michigan

Zatkoff was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on January 21, 1986, to a seat vacated by Ralph Guy, Jr. Zatkoff was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 3, 1986, and received commission on March 4, 1986. Zatkoff served as chief judge of the court from 1999 to 2004, before assuming senior status on June 16, 2004. He served on senior status until he passed away on January 26, 2015.[1][2] Zatkoff was succeeded in this position by Sean Cox.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Ralph Guy, Jr.
Eastern District of Michigan
1986–2004
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Sean Cox


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