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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois|
|Active:||03/30/1998 - Present|
|Undergraduate:||Northwestern U., B.S., 1976|
|Law School:||Northwestern U., J.D., 1979|
Sidney I. Schenkier is a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He was appointed to this position on March 30, 1998. Schenkier's term will expire on October 29, 2014 and he is being considered for reappointment.
Judge Schenkier began his career in September of 1979 as a law clerk for U.S. District Judge Marvin Aspen of the Northern District of Illinois. The next year, he began teaching at the University of Chicago Law School as a Bigelow Teaching Fellow. Schenkier then joined the law firm Jenner & Block on July 14, 1981. He became a partner of this firm in January of 1986 and worked in this position until he became a magistrate judge in 1998.
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit