Dan A. Polster
Dan A. Polster is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. He joined the court in 1998 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton.
Polster graduated cum laude from Harvard University with his bachelor’s degree in 1972 and with his J.D. degree in 1976.
After law school, Polster worked for the Department of Justice from 1976 to 1998, first as a Trial Attorney in the Antitrust Division of the Cleveland Office. From 1982 to 1998, he served in the U.S. Attorney’s Office as a Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Economic Crimes Division for the Northern District of Ohio.
On the recommendation of U.S. Senator John Glenn, Polster was nominated by President Bill Clinton on July 31, 1997, to a seat vacated by David Dowd. Polster was confirmed by the Senate on July 31, 1998 on a majority voice vote and received commission on August 3, 1998.
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