Judge Linda V. Parker
Judge Linda V. Parker was nominated by President Barack Obama to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on July 25, 2013 and confirmed by the United States Senate on March 12, 2014.
Judge Parker served on the Third Judicial Circuit Court in the County of Wayne from December 2008 until her appointment.
A native Detroiter, Judge Parker is a former director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, a position in which she served from 2003 until 2008. Judge Parker is a former partner of the Detroit-based law firm, Dickinson Wright, PLC, and served as the first Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan in the US Attorney's Office from 1994-2000.
Judge Parker is a University of Michigan graduate and received her law degree from George Washington University.