Mark Filip

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Mark Filip
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #21
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   2/8/2004 - 3/9/2008
Preceded by:   Harry D. Leinenweber
Succeeded by:   Sharon Coleman
Personal History
Born:   1966
Undergraduate:   University of Illinois (1988), University of Oxford, Christ Church College (1990)
Law School:   Harvard Law School (1992)

Mark R. Filip (b. 1966) is a judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He was nominated by President George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by Harry D. Leinenweber. Filip was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 4, 2004, and received commission on February 8, 2004. Service terminated on March 9, 2008, due to resignation.[1] Filip was succeeded in this position by Sharon Coleman.

Early life and education

  • University of Illinois, B.A., 1988
  • University of Oxford, Christ Church College, B.A. in law, 1990
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1992[1]

Professional career

  • Law clerk, Hon. Stephen F. Williams, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1992-1993
  • Law clerk, Justice Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States, 1993-1994
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1994-1995, 1999-2004
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1995-1999
  • Adjunct professor, Northwestern University School of Law, 1998-1999
  • Lecturer, University of Chicago Law School, 2000-2008
  • Deputy attorney general, Department of Justice, 2008-present[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Filip was nominated by President George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by Harry D. Leinenweber. Filip was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 4, 2004, and received commission on February 8, 2004. Service terminated on March 9, 2008, due to resignation.[1] Filip was succeeded in this position by Sharon Coleman.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Harry D. Leinenweber
Northern District of Illinois
2004–2008
Seat #21
Succeeded by:
Sharon Coleman