Judge Jack B. Schmetterer - Biography

Appointed for a fourteen year term of office pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 152 on May 9, 1985 (extended for six months); reappointed for a second fourteen term effective November 6, 1999.
Yale University, B.A., 1952; Yale Law School, J.D., 1955
Other Government Service
U.S. Army, 1956-1958; Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1963-1970 (first Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1968-1970); First Assistant State's Attorney of Cook County, 1971-1973; Trustee, North Shore Mass Transit District, 1981-1984; Member, Northbrook Village Board; 1984-1985.
Professional Organizations
American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Decalogue Society; Law Club of Chicago; National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges