Nicholas Bua

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Nicholas Bua
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #6
Service:
Appointed by:   Jimmy Carter
Active:   10/11/1977 - 11/4/1991
Preceded by:   William Lynch
Succeeded by:   Ruben Castillo
Personal History
Born:   1925
Deceased:   2002
Law School:   De Paul University College of Law (1953)

Nicholas John Bua (1925-2002) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Bua was nominated by President Jimmy Carter on July 19, 1977, to a seat vacated by William Lynch; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1977, and received commission on October 11, 1977. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his retirement on November 4, 1991.[1] Bua was succeeded in this position by Ruben Castillo.

Early life and education

  • De Paul University College of Law, J.D., 1953[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army, 1943
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1953-1963
  • Presiding Judge, Melrose Park Village Court, Illinois, 1963
  • Associate Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Division, County Department, Illinois, 1964-1971
  • Circuit Court Judge, Cook County, Illinois, 1971-1976
  • Justice, Appellate Court, State of Illinois, First District, 1976-1977
  • Special counsel, Inslaw Case, 1991-1993
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1991-2002[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Bua was nominated by President Jimmy Carter on July 19, 1977, to a seat vacated by William Lynch; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1977, and received commission on October 11, 1977. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his retirement on November 4, 1991.[1] Bua was succeeded in this position by Ruben Castillo.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Lynch
Northern District of Illinois
1977–1991
Seat #6
Succeeded by:
Ruben Castillo