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Name Johnston, Iain David
City Chicago
State IL
Role(s) Attorney
Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 28, 2021:

Born 1965 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 28, 2021:

Born 1965 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on February 12, 2020, to a seat vacated by Frederick J. Kapala. Confirmed by the Senate on September 17, 2020, and received commission on September 23, 2020.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2013-2020

Education:
Rockford College, B.S., 1987
John Marshall Law School (now UIC John Marshall Law School), J.D., 1990

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Thomas E. Hoffman, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1990
Law clerk, Hon. Philip G. Reinhard, Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, 1990-1992
Law clerk, Hon. Philip G. Reinhard, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1992
Private practice, Rockford, Illinois, 1992-1993
Assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1993-1998
Adjunct professor, John Marshall Law School, 1996-1999, 2008, 2010, 2012
General counsel, Waubonsee Community College, 1998-1999
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1999-2013
Administrative law judge, Illinois Drycleaners Environmental Response Trust Fund Council, 2005-2013
Administrative law judge, Illinois Department of Insurance, 2006
Administrative law judge, Illinois State Police, 2006-2013
Board counsel, Northeast Illinois Commuter Railroad Corp., 2010-2013


compress summary

Case(s) FA-IL-0017 : The Beloved Church v. Pritzker
VR-IL-0042 : ACORN v. Edgar

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