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Michelle Denise Jordan

Michelle Denise Jordan, American judge. Bar. Illinois 1977, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1978. Recipient Kizzy Image Achievement and Service award, 1990, Suzanne E. Olive National Equal Employment Opportunity award 1996, Rainbow-People United to Save Humanity Seed Sower award, 2004; named in American's Top 100 Business and Professional Women, Dollars and SenseMag., Chicago, 1988.

Background

  • Jordan, Michelle Denise was born on October 29, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John A. and Margaret (O'Dood) Jordan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, Loyola U, Chicago, 1974. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1977.

    Career

    • Assistant state's attorney State's Attorneys Office, Chicago, 1977-1982. Private practice, 1983-1984. With Illinois Attorney General' General’ s Office, 1984-1990, chief environmental control division, 1988-1990.

      Partner Hopkins & Sutter, 1991-1993. Appointed deputy regional administrator region 5 United States Environmental Protection Agency, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar. Illinois 1977, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1978.

    Politics

    Baptist churches should celebrate the racial, cultural and theological diversity witnessed within its membership.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Only adults could be baptized and only by total immersion in water.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    All Christians can seek to create a way of life deliberately designed to overcome evil with good and to promote justice for all.

    Membership

    Active Operation Push, Chicago, since 1971. Member Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association (board managers, chairman criminal law committee 1987-1988, member hearing division, judicial evaluation committee 1987-1988, executive council 1987-1988), Cook County Bar Association, National Bar Association, Alpha Sigma Nu.

    Connections

    • father: John A. Jordan
    • mother: Margaret (O'Dood) Jordan
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    Born October 29, 1954
    (age 63)
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