THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Houston, Texas) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release September 26, 1997
PRESIDENT CLINTON NOMINATES ARTHUR J. TARNOW TO THE FEDERAL BENCH
On Wednesday, President Clinton nominated Arthur J. Tarnow to serve on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Mr. Tarnow received both his B.A. and J.D. degrees from Wayne State University. After law school, Mr. Tarnow tutored at the University of Melbourne, clerked for the Michigan Court of Appeals, and was a Lecturer in Law at the University of Papua, New Guinea. Mr. Tarnow then served as the Chief Deputy Defender for the Legal Aid and Defenders' Office and was an attorney with the Foundation Appellate Defender for the State of Michigan. In 1973, Mr. Tarnow briefly practiced with the law firm of Cilluffo & Tarnow. Since 1973 he has been a sole practitioner.