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Susan Cox

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Susan Cox
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Magistrate Judge
Active:   04/19/2007 - Present
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Allegheny College, 1980
Law School:   Boston U. Law, J.D.,1983

Susan E. Cox is a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She was appointed to this position on April 19, 2007.[1]


Judge Cox graduated from Allegheny College in 1980 and from Boston University Law School in 1983.[1]


Judge Cox worked as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Wayne Anderson for three years before becoming an Assistant U.S. Attorney. After eight years, she became a lawyer and ran a civil practice for thirteen years. Prior to her appointment to the U.S. District Court, she was the president and owner of The Law Offices of Susan E. Cox, Ltd., where she specialized in federal criminal defense and litigation. From June 2005 to June 2007, she also worked as a Due Process Hearing Officer for the Illinois State Board of Education. She was a Federal Defender panel attorney from 2003 to 2007 and she was appointed to monitor the employment actions of the City of Chicago from August of 2005 until her judicial appointment.[1]

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