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Dan Aaron Polster Financial Disclosure Report for 2007

Dan Aaron Polster Financial Disclosure Report for 2007

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Judge Ortrie Smith, Chair 
Judicial Conference the United States 
Committee Financial Disclosure 
Re: Calendar year 2007 Filing 
Dear Judge Smith: and Part VII, page lines and 53-"401(K) --prof. managed." This fact the same asset listed prior report page line 51. The complete entry should read 

follows: 
ABA Retirement Funds--401 (K)Balanced Fund Dividend 
Moderate Portfolio Dividend Part VII, page 10, lines 110 and 122. The money market fund line 110 Janney Montgomery Scott General Money Market Class and the money market fund line 122 
Wachovia Money Market Fd. Government Act 1978
Rev. 112007 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2007 U.S.C. app.  101-1 Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Polster, Dan Court Organization U.S. Dist. Ct., Omo Date Report 03/25/2008 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Judge--Active  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial  Annual Final Reporting Period 01/01/2007 12/31/2007  
Sb. Amended Report Chambers Office Address United States District Judge Carl Stokes U.S. Court Cleveland, Ohio 44103 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date  

/MPO ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Lifetime Trustee 
Lifetime Trustee 
Trustee Jewish Community Federation Cleveland (term ended December, 2007) 
Trustee Jewish Education Center Cleveland 
Trustee ..Trust 
Board Directors Federal Bar Assn (Cleveland chapter) 

Board Directors Mt. Sinai Health Foundation 

IJ. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 instructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 1998 
retirement from judicial service 

Date Report 
Polster, Dan 
03/25/2008 

III. NON-INVESTMENT COME. (Reporting it1dividua/ and spouse; see pp. 17-24 instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income  NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  

 SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME  
(yours, not spouse's) 2007  Park Synagogue (Stipend for teaching 10th grade Confirmation class) 960.00 Spouse's Non-Investment Income -I/you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) SOURCE AND TYPE 2007 Hahn, Loeser Parks (law firm) 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, /odging,food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 25-2 instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION 
NONE 

Name Person Reporting Date Report 
Polster, Dan 03/25/2008 JFTS. (lnc/11des those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 28-31 instructions.) NONE (No reportable gifts.) 

VALUE none none 0.0 

VJ. LJABJLJTJES. (lnc/11des those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 32-33 instructions.) NONE (No reportable liabilities.) none 

Date Report 
Polster, Dan 
03/25/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes tlwse the spouse and dependent children. See PP 34-60 filing instructions.) 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Gross value end (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
Description Assets Income during 
,----
(I) 
Place "(X)" after each asset Amount Code 
exempt from prior disclosure (A-H) ___J_ 
(2) (1) 
Type (e.g. Value div., rent Code int.) (J-P) 
L___ Money Market Funds (MLynch) Interest 
(2) Value Method Code (Q-W) 
(I) Type (e.g. buy, sell, redemption) 
----- Transactions during reporting period 
(2) Date Month Day 
(3) 
Value Code (J-P) 
(4) 
Gain Code (A-H) 
(5) Identity 
buyer/seller 
(if private transaction) Servicemaster Co. Dividend sale 7/26 
15_ Dreyfus Prem_ Mun. Fund Dividend part. sale 1/31 

16. 
Putnam College Adv_ Gr. Fd. Dividend 

17. 
Liberty Acorn Dividend Income Gain Codes: (See Columns and 04) "S1,000 less =$50,001 -S0,000  8s1,00 -S2,500 s100,001-s1,ooo,ooo s2.so -ss,ooo s1,ooo,001 -ss,000,000 ss.001 -SIS,000 =More than S5,000,000 15,00 -$50,000 Value Codes ""'SIS,OOOor less 15,00  S50,000 sso,001 -s100,ooo I00,00 -S250,000  
(See Columns and 03) =S250,00 -$500,000- s5oo,oo 1,000.000 s1,ooo,001 -ss,000,000 =S5,000,00I -S25,000,000 Value Method Codes =$25,000,00  SS0,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) More than S50,000,000 =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) ""Appraisal =Other =Assessment =Book Value =Estimated  

Dale 
Polster, Dan 
03/25/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and STS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)
1--------
D---, 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end penod 	---- 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
----__
_)i
(2) (2)(I) 
(I) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
exempt from prior disclosure 
Amount 
Code 

Type (e.g. 
Value Code2 Method 
Value 
Type (e.g. buy, sell, Month Code 
Code redemption) 
Date 
Gain
Value Identity 
div., rent, 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code3 

buyer/sellerDay 
(A-H)
(J-P) (if private transaction)
(Q-W) 
18. 
Chevron!T exaco Dividend 

19. 
Chesapeake Energy Corp Dividend 	sale 9107 

20. 
Genentech Inc Dividend sale l/12 lncome Gain Codes: 1,000 Jess =Sl,001 -S2,500 =52,50 -$5,000 =55,001 -515,000 =S15,00I -S50,000 (See Columns and 04) =$50,001 -S!00,000 =SI 00,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -55,000,000 =More than 55,000,000 
Value Codes =SlS,000 less =515,001 -S50,000 =550,001 -SI00,000  100,00  S250,000 (See Columns and 03) =S250,001 -5500,000 =S500,00 1,000,000 =Sl,000,001 -S5,000,000 =55,000,00 -S25,000,000 =S25,000,00 -550,000,000 =More than S50,000,000 =Appraisal =Assessment 
Value Method Codes =Cost (Real Estate Only) T=Cash Markel 

(See Column C2) V=Other =Book Value :=:Estimated 

Date Report
Polster, Dan 
03/25/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those ofthe spouse and dependent children. see PP 34-60 offiling instructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) ---r ---8.----f Description Assets lncome during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
(1) (2) (2) 
(2) 
(3) 
(5)

Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure Amount 
Type (e.g. Value Value 
Date
Type (e.g. 

Value 
Gain Code
Code2
Method buy, sell, Month2 
Identity buyer/sellerdiv., rent, Code 

Code int.) 
redemption) Day
(J-P) 
(A-H) (if private
(J-P)

(A-H) 
(Q-W) 
transacrion) 
35. Tenneco common Dividend 
Alltel common Dividend 
37. 
Embarq (spinoff) Dividend 

38. 
Transistor Devices common Dividend Income Gain Codes: "Sl,000 less "SI,001 -S2,500 "$2,50I -$5,000  D"S5,00I -SI5,000 "SI5,00I -S50,000  
(See Columns and 04) "550,001 -SI00,000  G"SI00,001 -SI,000,000 "Sl,000,001 -SS,000,000  H2"More than S5,000,000 Value Codes "515,000 Jess =$15,001 -550,000 "$50,001-SI00,000 "SI00,001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and DJ) "S250,00I -S500,000 "$500,00I -51,000,000 "Sl ,000,001 -55,000,000 "S5,000,00I -$25,000,000 Value Method Codes "$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 "Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than S50,000,000 =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) "Appraisal =Other "'Assessment =Book Value ""Estimated  

Date Report 
Polster, Dan 
03/25/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) 
i--  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  reporting period  

NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Amount exempt from prior disclosure 
Place "(X)" after ach asset Code (A-H) 
52. IRA-Prud. Equity Fund 
(2)  (2)  
Type (e.g.  Value  Value  Type (e.g.  
div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell, int.)  (J.P)  Code  redemption)  
(Q-W)  
Dividend  

---------] 
Transactions during reporting period 
(2) Date 
Month Day
(3) 
(4) (5) 
Value 
Gain 
Identity 
Code
Codc2 
buyer/seller 
(if private 
(J.P) 
(A-H)
transaction) 
40l(K-prof. managed Dividend 
54. 
HR-10: rof. managed Dividend 

55. 

56. 
Money Market Fund (ML) Interest 

China Power and Light common Dividend 
58. Transistor Devices common Dividend Income Gain Codes: =Sl,000 less =St,001. S2,500 =S2,50t -$5,000 =S5,00t -St5,000 =$15,00t -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) =S50,00t -SI00,000 =St00,00! -Sl,000,000 =St,000,00t -S5,000,000 =More than S5,000,000 Value Codes 15,000 less =515,00 -S5o,ooo =550,00 -St o0,000 100,00t -$250,000  
(See Columns and 03) =5250,00 -5500,000 =5500,00 -s1,000,000 =St,000,001 -S5,000,000 =$5,000,0ot -S25,oOo,OOO Value Method Codes =S25,000,00t -550,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than S50,000,000 =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Appraisal =Other =Assessment ===Book Value =Estimated  

Date Report 
Polster, Dan 
03/25/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc111des those the spouse and dependent children. see PP J4-6o filing 
insrructions.J 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
--------- 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end 
Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
(2)  (3)  (4)  
Date  Value  Gain  
Month Code2  Code  
Day  (J-P)  (A-H)  

(5) 
Identity 
buyer/seller private 
transaction) (I)
(I)
Type e.g. Value 
Value
Place "(X)" after each asset Amount 
Type e.g. 
Code 
Method
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code2 
buy, sell, 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) 
Code 
redemption) 
(Q-W) 

69. 
Unicom (form. Comm. Ed) Dividend 

70. 
Warburg Pincus Growth Dividend 

71. 
Exelon spinoff) Dividend 

72. Income Gain Codes: 1,000 less  BSI,001-$2,500 s2,501 -55,ooo 55,0-01 -515,ooo 515,0-0 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) sso,oo1 -s100,000  GSI0-0,001-Sl,0-00,000 1,000,001 -55,000,000 More than 55,000,000 Value Codes ""'S 15,000 less  K515,001-550,000 s5o,oo 100,000 SI00,001-$250,000  
(See Columns and 03) S250,0-01 -$500,000  05500,0-01-Sl,OOO,OOO 51,ooo,001-s5,ooo,ooo 55,00-0,001 -525,ooo,ooo Value Method Codes S25,000,00 -S50,000,000 Cost (Real Estate Only) More than 550,000,000 ""Cash Market  
(See Column C2) ""Appraisal  V=Other =Assessment =Book Value  W=Estimated  

Date Report 
Polster, Dan 
03/25/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes tlwse the spouse and dependent children. see PP 34-60 offiting instructions.J 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
r----- -----------  Description Assets including trust assets)  ---,-Income during reporting period value end reporting period  Transactions during reporting period -------- 

(I) 
(2) 
(5)
(2) 
(I) 
Piacc 0(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.  Value  Value from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  
(Q-W)  

Type (e.g. buy, sell, redemption) Date Month-Day Value Gain Identity 
Code Code 
buyer/seller (J-P) 
(A-H) 	(if private transaction) Income Gain Codes: =Sl,000 less =Sl,001 S2,500 =S2,501 -SS,000 O=S5,001-Sl5,000 =SIS,00
-$50,000 
(See Columns and 04) =S50,00I -$100,000 =SIOO,OOt -Sl,000,000 =Sl,000,001 -SS,000,000 =More than S5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less 15,00 -$50,000 =$50,001 -SI00,000 0-0,00 -S250,0-00  
(See Columns and 03) =S250,00 -$500,000 =S50-0,00 1,000,000 =Sl,0-00,001 -SS,000,000 s5,ooo,001 -s25,ooo,ooo Value Method OJdes =$25,0-00,001 -S50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than S50,0-00,000  T=Cash Market  
(See Column C2) Appraisa =-Other =Assessment =Book Value =Estimated  

Date Report 
Polster, Dan 
03/25/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes t/Juse the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
---- 
Description Assets Income during value end 
Transactions during reporting period -1 
(including trust assets) reporting period period 
(l) (2) (l) 
Place "(X)" after each asset Amount 

Value Code 
Type (e.g. 
Value 

Methoddiv., rent, Code 2exempt from prior disclosure Type (e.g. buy, sell, redemption)  (2)Date Month -Day  (3) Value Code (J-P)  (4) Gain Code (A-HJ  (5) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  

Code
(J-P) 
(Q-W) 
!03. Oakmark Intl Fund add purch 4/01 
104. Hotchkis and Wiley Smallcap add purch 4/0! Income Gain Codes: 1,000 less =Sl,001 -S2,500 =S2,50 -$5,000  D=S5,001-Sl5,000 =Sl5,001 -S50,000  
(See Columns and D4)  F=S50,00I -SI00,000 100,001 1,000,000 =Sl,000,001-S5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes  J=S 15,000 Jess  K=Sl5,001 -S50,000 =S50,00I -SI00,000  M=Sl00,00! -S250,000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250,001 -S500,000  0=$500,00 1,000,000 =Sl,000,001 -S5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -S25,000,000 Value Method Codes =S25,000,001 -SS0,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than S50,000,000 ::=:Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Appraisal  V=Other =Assessment =Book Value ""Estimated  

Date Report
Polster, Dan 
03/25/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
----------- -----------------------------  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  reporting period  

(I) (2) (2) 
(1) (2) 
(3) 
(4) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.  Value  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)
------ --------______L-
120. 
Female Health Co. 

121. 
Trailer Bridge Inc. 

122. 
Money Market 

Value Type (e.g. Date Method buy, sell, Month Code3 redemption) Day 
(Q-W) 
purch 3/05 
purch 8/27 
Value 
Gain 
Code 
Code 
(A-H)
(J-P) 
Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction) Income Gain Codes: 1,000 less =Sl,001 -$2,500  C=S2,501-S5,000  D=S5,00 15,000  E=S15,001-S50,000  
(See Columns and 04)  F=$50,001 -SI00,000 =SI00,001 -$1,000,000 s1,ooo,001 -ss,000,000 =More than S5,000,000 Value Codes 15,000 less  K=S 15,00 -$50,000  L=S50,00I -SI00,000 100,001 -5250,000  
(See Columns and DJ) =S250,00 -$500,000 =$500,001 1,000,000 l,000,001 -$5,000,000 =S5,000,00 -$25,000,000 Value Method Codes =525,000,00 -S50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than $50,000,000 :=:Cash Markel  
(See Column C2) =Appraisal  V=Other Assessmenl ""Book Value =Estimated  

Date Report 
Polster, Dan 
03/25/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes tlwse the spouse and dependent children. See PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
------------- 
------------------ 
Transactions during reporting period 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end 

(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period
(2) 
(l) 
(2) (3) 
(4)
----- 
(I) 
Amount Type Value ValuePlace "(X)" after each asset 
Type (e.g. 
Date Value Gain Identity 

Methodexempt from prior disclosure 
buy, sell, 
Month 
Code Code 
buyer/seller 
redemption) 
Day 
(J-P)
(A-H) (J-P) Code 
(A-H) 
(if private __L_ 
137. 
Harris Corp Del sale 2/21 

138. 
Hewlett-Packard 

139. 
Digital River sale 9/07 

transaction) (QW) Income Gain Codes: "'S 1,000 less 1,00 -$2,500 =S2,50 -S5,000 =S5,00I -SI5,000 15,00 -550,000  
(See Columns and D4) =SS0,001 -SI00,000 =SI00,001 -Sl ,000,000 1,000,00 -SS,000,000 =More than S5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 Jess s1s,001 -SS0,000 =$50,001 -SI00,000 =SI 00,00 -S250,000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250,001 -5500,000 s5oo,oo 1,000,000 =Sl,000,001-SS,000,000  P2=55,000,00l -S25,000,000 Value Method Codes (See Column C2) =525,000,001 -S50,000,000 =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Other =More than S50,000,000 =Assessment =Cash Market =Book Value =Estimated  

Date Report 
Polster, Dan 
03/25/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Income Gain Codes: 1,000 less =Sl,001 -S2,500 =$2,50 -$5,000 =S5,00I -$15,000 15,00 -550,000 (See Columns and 04) =S50,00I -SI00,000 =SI 00,00 1,000,000 =Sl,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than S5,000,000 Value Codes =515,000 less 15,001 -550,000 =550,001 -SI00,000 =SI00,001 -5250,000 
(See Columns and 03) =S250,00I -5500,000 =$500,001 -SI ,000,000 =51,000,001 -$5,000,000 =55,000,00 -525,000,000 =525,000,001 -S50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 =Appraisal =Assessment Value Method Codes =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Other =Book Value =Estimated 

Date Report 
Polster, Dan 
03/25/2008 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicatepartofReporl) 

IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 

NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544