Ronald Gilman

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Ronald Gilman
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Title:   Senior Judge
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   11/7/1997 - 11/21/2010
Senior:   11/21/2010 - Present
Preceded by:   Herbert Milburn
Succeeded by:   Bernice Donald
Personal History
Born:   1942
Hometown:   Memphis, TN
Undergraduate:   Massachusetts Institute of Technology '64
Law School:   Harvard Law '67

Ronald Lee Gilman (b. 1942) is a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He joined the court in 1997 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Gilman is serving on senior status.

Early life and education

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Gilman graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with his bachelor's degree in 1964 and later from Harvard Law School with his Juris Doctor degree in 1967.[1]

Professional career

Gilman was a private practice attorney in Tennessee from 1967 to 1997. Additionally, Gilman served as a Professor at Memphis Law from 1980 to 1997. Gilman served as an Arbitrator & Mediator for both the American Arbitration Association and the National Association of Securities Dealers from 1988 to 1997. Gilman also served as a referee Mediator for the Private Adduction Center from 1994 to 1997.[1]

Judicial career

On the recommendation of Congressman Harold Ford, Jr., Gilman was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by President Bill Clinton on July 16, 1997 to a seat vacated by Herbert Milburn. Gilman was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 6, 1997 on a Senate vote and received commission on November 7, 1997.[2] Gilman went on senior status on November 21, 2010.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Herbert Milburn
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:
Bernice Donald