Patrick G. Murphy
|Patrick G. Murphy|
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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois|
|Appointed by:||Bill Clinton|
|Preceded by:||William Stiehl|
|Succeeded by:||Nancy J. Rosenstengel|
|Undergraduate:||Southern Illinois U., B.S., 1974|
|Law School:||Southern Illinois U. School of Law, J.D., 1978|
|Military service:||U.S. Marine Corps 1966 - 1969|
Patrick G. Murphy was an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. He joined the court in 1998 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Murphy retired from the court on December 1, 2013. After stepping down, he returned to private practice.
Early life and education
Murphy served as a private practice attorney in Marion, Illinois from 1978 to 1998.
Southern District of Illinois
On the recommendation of Senators Carol Mosley Braun and Paul Simon, Murphy was nominated to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois by President Bill Clinton on July 31, 1997 to a seat vacated by William Stiehl. Murphy was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 2, 1998 on a full Senate vote and received commission on April 3, 1998. Murphy served as chief judge of the court from 2000 to 2007. Murphy left the court and returned to private practice on December 1, 2013
- Judge Murphy Biography from the Federal Judicial Center
- BND.com, "Federal judge returning to private practice after string of memorable cases," January 2, 2013
|Federal judicial offices|
|Southern District of Illinois
Nancy J. Rosenstengel
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|Former Article III judges||
|Former Chief judges|