Judge A. Benjamin Goldgar - Biography

Appointed
Appointed to a 14-year term pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 152 on February 3, 2003.
Education
Brown University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1979; Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1982.
Prior Employment
Keck, Mahin & Cate, 1982-1995.
Other Government Service
Assistant Attorney General, 1995-2003, and Supervising Attorney, 1997-2003, Civil Appeals Division, Office of the Illinois Attorney General.
Professional Organizations
American Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association; Seventh Circuit Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Appellate Lawyers Association of Illinois (President, 2001-2002); National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and American Bankruptcy Institute.