- Michael Joseph Melloy
Michael Malloy Judge of the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Incumbent Assumed office
February 14, 2002
Nominated by George W. Bush Preceded by George Fagg Chief Judge of the District Court for the Northern District of Iowa In office
Preceded by Donald O'Brien Succeeded by Mark Bennett Judge of the District Court for the Northern District of Iowa In office
August 17, 1992 – February 26, 2002
Nominated by George H. W. Bush Preceded by David Hansen Succeeded by Linda Reade Personal details Born January 15, 1948
Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Alma mater Loras College
University of Iowa
Michael Joseph Melloy (born January 15, 1948) is a United States federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Born in Dubuque, Iowa, Melloy received a B.A. from Loras College in 1970, and a J.D. from University of Iowa College of Law in 1974. He was also in the United States Army from 1970 to 1972, and in the United States Army Reserve from 1972 to 1976. He was in private practice in Dubuque from 1974 until 1986, when he became a judge of the United States bankruptcy court for the Northern District of Iowa, a position he held until 1992.
Federal judicial service
On April 9, 1992, Melloy was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa vacated by David R. Hansen. Melloy was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 12, 1992, and received commission on August 17, 1992. He served as chief judge from 1992 to 1999.
On September 4, 2001, Melloy was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit vacated by George Gardner Fagg. Melloy was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 11, 2002, by a roll call vote of 91–0. He received his commission on February 14, 2002.
- Michael Joseph Melloy at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Legal offices Preceded by
Judge of the District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
Chief Judge of the District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
Judge of the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Incumbent Current active judges of the United States courts of appeals 1st Circuit 2nd Circuit 3rd Circuit 4th Circuit 5th Circuit 6th Circuit 7th Circuit 8th Circuit 9th Circuit 10th Circuit 11th Circuit DC Circuit Federal Circuit
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