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John Wayne COOLEY

John Wayne Cooley, American lawyer, former federal judge. Bar: Illinois 1973, Missouri 1973, United States District Court (northern district)/Illinois 1973, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1974, United States Supreme Court 1982. Decorated Air medal, Bronze Star medal, Army Commendation medal with oak leaf cluster, Special Achievement award Department Justice.

Background

  • Cooley, John Wayne was born on October 28, 1943 in St. Louis. Son of Clyde W. and Mary Angela (Brewer) Cooley.

  • Education

    • United States. Military Academy (Bachelor of Science, 1965). Notre Dame Law School (Juris Doctor, 1973). Editor, Notre Dame Law Review, 1972-1973.

    Career

    • Law clerk United States Court Appeals (7th circuit), 1973—1974, senior staff attorney, 1977—1979. Assistant United States attorney (northern district) Illinois United States Department Justice, Chicago, 1974—1977. United States magistrate United States District Court (northern district) Illinois, 1979—1981.

      Partner Stone, McGuire & Benjamin, 1981—2009. Lecturer law Loyola University. Captain artillery United States Army, 1965-1970.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1973, Missouri 1973, United States District Court (northern district)/Illinois 1973, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1974, United States Supreme Court 1982.

    Works

    • Contributor articles legal journal.

    Membership

    Member of North Suburban Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, American Bar Association, Alternate to Present Federal Court System (chairman subcommittee), 7th Circuit Ad Hoc Committee to Study High Cost of Litig.

    Connections

    • Married Maria L. Kenefick, September 3, 1966 (deceased 2002). Children: John Christopher, Christina Marie.
    • father: Clyde W. Cooley
    • mother: Mary Angela (Brewer) Cooley
    • spouse: Maria L. Kenefick
    • children: John Christopher Cooley
    • Christina Marie Cooley
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    Born October 28, 1943
    Died July 21, 2009
    (aged 65)
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