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Dan Polster Aaron – 2009

Dan Polster Aaron – 2009

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Re~ort Req,,ired the Zthics 
.~o Government Act 1978 
Rev. V200~ FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2009 v.S.C, app.  loi-t Person Reporting (last name, firstl middle initial) Court Organlz#tion Date Report 
Polster, Dan U.S. Dist. Ct., Ohio 
 
04/12/2010 Title (Article IlI judges indicate active senior slams; 5a. Report Type (check appropriate type) Reporting Period 
magistrate judges indicate full- part-time) Nomination. Date 
 
01/01/2009 
U.S. District Judge--Active lniti~.l Annual Final 12/31F2009 
51~ Amended Report Chambers Office Address the basia the information contained this Report and any 
modifications pertaining thereto, Is, opinion, compliance 
United States District Judge 
 
with applicable laws and regoJations. 
18B Carl Stokes U.S. Court 
Cleveland, Ohio 44133 
 
Reviewing Officer 	Dale 
IMPORTANT TES: The instrncao~v accompanying this form must followed Complete all parts, checking the NONE for each part where yon have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITIONS. ca~ma~g i~d~id~,t o~; ,~, ~.n filing instructions.) 
[-~ NONE (No reportable positiom.) 
 
POSITION 	NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 
 Lifetime Trustee 	Agnon School 
 Lifetime Trustee 	Siegal College Jewish Studies 
 Trustee 	Jewish Education Center Cleveland 
 Trustee trust Board Directors Federal Bar Assn (Cleveland chapter) Board Directors 	Mr. Sinai Health Foundation 
II. AGRE EME NTS. ~o~on~n~ ~,~.~ o~t~ ~,~,. u-u fdlng inswuct~ns.) 
NONE reportable agreements.) 
PARTIES AND TE~S 1998 	U.S. Civil Se~ee Reti~ment System (CSRS) vested ~nsion for Dept. Justice settee (197~1~8); paid upon retirement judicial se~ce 
Name ot Person Reporting 
IIl. NON-INVESTMENT INCOME. (Reporttngindicidualandspouse;secpp. 17-24off!linginsIrucdons.) Filers Non-Investment Income 
NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
 DATE SOLrRCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours. not spouse)s) 
1.2009 Pa~k Synagogue (Stipend for teaching 10th grade Confmnation cIass) $2,020.00 Spouses Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion t~e reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount trot required except for honoraria.) 
 
NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) DATE SOURCE AND TYPE 2009 Hahn. Loeser Parks (law finn) 
 
 
 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -,,~,~rtot~,,. Io~tlng, So~, e,,er,at, .... 
(tnclude~ tho~e spou.~e and depe, dent children; sec pp. 2.~-27 filing i~$1rilclioll$.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOLACE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED GIFTS. a~t~d~ ,~o~ ~o~ ,~d a~,a~t child--; see pp. 28-31 fd~g 
NONE reportable g~ts.) 
DESCR~TION 
[~] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE Polster, Dan 
VII. VESTMENTS TRUSTS -income. ,clue. t~.~o~ a~t,~ ,~o~ ,~,~ ~e~t children; set pp. 34-60 o/filing NONE r~ortable income, assets, transactions,) [B.C. 
(including r~o~ing ~ri~ ~ng p~d~ 
 
Description In~m~ during value T~sacfio~ during rcpo~ng pcfi~ 
exempt from prior di~los~c div., rent, Code Meth~ buy, sell, Mon~ Cod~ C~v ~yer/sdlcr (A-H) int.) (J-P) C~e ~demption) --(if private 
Money Market F~nds (~ynch) Intent 
O~ark lnfi Fund Di~dend 
Baron Growth Dividend Amer. Gr. Fd. America Dividend Sold 6/18 Munder Midcap Core Fd. Dividend 
Alger Small Cap Growth Dividend 
Thoraburg lntl Value Dividend Sold 6/18 
Eaton Vance Large Cap Dividend 
Alabama Power Co. Prcf, Dividend 10, GNM P41107 bonds Dividend 
 
 
11. 
Blaekrock Pfd Inc. Dividend 
 
12. 
Templeton Global Dividend Buy 6/18 
 
13. 
Blaekrook Inflation Dividend Buy 6/18 
 
14. 
Hartford FIoatingRate Dividend Buy 6/18 
 
15. 
Putnam Floating Rate Dividend Buy 611g 
 
16. 
American Bond Dividend Buy 6/18 
 
17. 
American Bond Dividend Sold I116 
 
 
NameofPerson Reporting 	DateofReport II. NVESTME NTS and TRUSTS i.cn=~, 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, ~ansactions.) 	B.C. 
Description A~ts In,me du~g Gr~s val~ end Tr~sact~ns during reposing pefi~ (i~l~ing ~st ~se~,) (lT~ing P~i~ 
Plac~ (X) a~f ~ch assl Amount (e.g.> Value MeihM 
............................................... _i.. 
 
18. 	 
~law~e Co! ~nd Dividend Buy 6/18 
 
19. 	 
D~law~ Co~ Bond Dividend Sold !/16 
 
20. 
 
21. 	 
Dreyfus Prem. Mun. Fund Dividend 
 
22. 	 
Liberty Acorn Dividend 
 
23. 	 
Chevron/Texaco Dividend Sold 11/24 
 
24. 	 
Wayne Cry Ohio Munic. Bonds Interest 
 
25. 	 
Hamilton County Sewer Bonds Dividend 
 
 
26, 	DWS High Inc. Tnlst (formerlyKemper Hig Dividend Buy 416 Inc. Trust (addl) 27, lntel Dividend 
28. 	 
Parker Hannifin Dividend 
 
29. 	 
Liberty Global Inc. Dividend Sold 7/2 
 
30. 	 
Rydell Rusell Top Dividend 
 
31. 
Goldman Sachs Money Mkt Dividend 32, Henderson Inll Opp Dividend 
 
 
33. 	 
Costco Wholesale Corp Dividend 
 
34. 	 
Vanguard Mid-Cap Dividend 
 
 
(See Co~mn C2) =Book Value =Other 
~,~. Pe,*un a.p~rtlng 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS NONE reportable income, assets, transactio~v.) 
De~iption ~se~ Income during Gross vMu* ~ Tm~tions d~ing ~pofling ~od (including trust ~ts) re~ing ~fiod 
~ing 
Pl~e (X) after ~ach 	Amount Ty~ (e.g., Value Value (e.g., Dae Value Gain IdemiW Cod~= C~2 buy, sell, buyer/seller 
exemptbompfiordiscMsare div.,~nt, Method [Mon~-tC~e2 C~1 (A-H) int.)] (J-P) Code rcdempdo* /Day I-~ (A-H) (if~vate ..... 
(Q-W) transaction) 
~.. 
35. 	 
Microso~ ~W, Dividend Buy 7)2 
 
36. 
 
37. 	 
Tenneco common Dividend 
 
 
38. 	 
Embarq (spinotT) Dividend 
 
39. 	 
Transistor Devices common Dividend 
 
40. 	 
Transistor Devices common Dividend 
 
41. 	 
Japan Fund Dividend 
 
 
42. 	 
Vanguard Gund Dividend 
 
43. 	 
Unicorn (formerly Comm. Ed. Preferred) Dividend 
 
44. 	 
Roulston Growth Dividend 
 
45. 	 
National City Bank-check. Interest 
 
46. 	 
National City Bank-check Interest National City Bank-.CD Interest 
 
 
48. 	 
National City Bank--CD Interest 
 
49. 	 
OhiQ Savings savings Interest 
 
50. 	 
IRA-Ohio Savings Bank (rout. fd.) Dividend 
 
51. 	 
IRA-Ohio Savings Bank (CD) Interest 
 
 
{See Column C2) =B~k VaI~ ~O~her =Estimated 
0~I12/2010 roister, Dan 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS ~. 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) ............................. .............................. 
 
Description Assets Incomu during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
 
(including tn~ assets) reporting period o:porting period 
 
Place(X)efletcachass! 	~,mount[ Type(e.g., Val~ Valu~ Type(e,g., Date IVaMe Oan Identtyof Codn 
exempt from prior dlselosute die., rent, Code Method Iouy~ sell, Month ICOde Code buycffsellcr (A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) Day (J-P) I(A-H) (ifprivatc 
 
 
Q-w) 	on, on> .........L .......L_ .....L 
 
52. IRA-Prudential Equity Fund Dividend 
IRA-Prudential Equity Fd. Dividend 
54. 
401(K) pm managed Dividend 
 
55. pro managed Dividend 
 
56. 
 
57. 
Money Market (MLynch) Interest 
 
58. 
Transistor Devices common Dividend 
 
59. 
Gabelli Utilities Dividend 
 
60. 
Blaekroek Global Allen Dividend 	Sold 6/I6 
 
61. 
American Gr. America Dividend 	Sold 6/16 
 
62. 
MFS Intl New Disc Dividend 	Sold 6/16 
 
63. 
Wells Fargo Govl Dividend 	Sold 6/16 
 
64. 
State oflsmel Bond Interest 
 
65. 
Ford common Dividend 
 
66. 
Visteon (Ford spinofO Dividend 
 
 
67. Citigroup (aeq. Ford spinel0 Dividend 
68. Unicorn (form, Comm, Ed) Dividend 
 Income Gain Codes: 1,000 less ~$1,0OI $2,500 =S2,501 $5,0~O =$5,0OI StS.000 ~$15,O01 .$50.000 
(See Columns m~d I)4) =$50.001 100,000 =SI00,0OI ,tlOO.O00 =SI,0O0.001 $5,000,000 =More than 55,000,000 
 VMu Codes -SI S,000 less =$15,0OI $50,000 ~SSO,OOI $100.000 =5100,O01 $250,000 
(See Celumrm ~md D3) ~S250,001 $500,000 =$500.001 $1,000,O00 =Sl,O00,O01. $5,000,000 =$3,000,00 $25,000,000 Value Method Cod~s =$25,000,0~1 -$50,000,000 =Appraisal =Co~t {Real Estate Only} =More than $50,000,000 =A~ssmem =Cash Market 
(See Column C2} ~Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
NnmeofPerson Reporting 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS NONE reportable income, assets, transactions.) ~cfipti~ As~ ln~e dining Gross value end (including ~se~) rc~ning ~ri~ 
Place~X)a~e ....hmset T~(e.g., Valhe Value T~(o.g-, exempt~#ordi~losu~ Codel di~.,t*nt, C~e2 Method buy,~ll.. (A-H) otint.) (J-P) Cod~3 rcd~pti~) 
69, Warburg ~n~s Growth Dividend ;70. 
71. 
Trust** (lines 72-140) lnL/Div. 
 
72. 
State Israel Bond 
 
73. 
Tenneco common 
 
 
74. 
Pactiv Corp 
 
75. 
JPMorgan Chase 
 
 
76. 
Sprint Corp 
 
77. 
M.Lynoh Money Market 
 
78. 
U.S. GNM bonds 
 
 
79. Ampal Israel Preferred 
80. 
Ind. Dev. Bank ofIsral Prcf. 
 
81. 
Amer New Persp 	Sold 
 
 
(part) 
82. Amer Inc. Amer. 	Sold 
(part) 
83. American Washington Mut 	Sold 
(part) 
84. 
Oakmark Intl Fund 
 
85. 
Baron Growth Income Gain COdes: =51,000 =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2.$01 $5,000 ($~e Columm and D4) =S50,00l Sl00,000 =SI00,001 $1,000,000 =SI,000,001 $5,000,000 
(See Col~rnns and D3) =$250,001 $500,000 =S500.001 $.000,Ofl0 1,000,001 S5,000,000 ~S2~,000,0OI $50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment 
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Esllmated 
 
Date Repo~t 
04/12/201 
Transactions d~ng reposing period Date {Valm G~n ldenti~of M~- ~Code2 buy~eller (J-P) (A-H) (ifpfi~te 
11/16 
11116 
11116 =More than $5,000,000 =55,000,fl01 $25,000,000 ~Cash Market 
Name Person Reporting 	Date Report 
FINANCIALpage DISCLOSURE REPORT roister, Dan 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS ~o=~, ~t~,, =,~a~o., a~d. t~o,. s~, and d~tn~nt children; 34~0 filins ins~ucaom) 
NONE re~rtable income, assets, transactions.) 
D~ption inco~ d~ng value end T~ctions during r~ing pe~ 
(including t~t mse~) ~po~ng pe~ ~po~ing 
Pl~(X)a~er~ch~set 	tAm~ntl Ty~(e.g., ]Val~ T~e(e.g., Date Value ~ain Identiqof tC~el div.,r~G Cod2 Method  buy, ll, Month-]Cod2 ~C~ei/ buyer/~ller 86. Amer. Growth of~erica 	Sold 11/16 
87. Treasury Bank 	Redeemed 2005 
 
88. 	 
Hm-tford Floating Buy 6/18 
(addl) 
 
 
89. 
GNM Bonds 
 
90. 
Georgia Power Co. Blaekrock Inflation Buy 11116 
 
 
 
92. 
Ternpleton Global Bond 	Buy 11116 
 
 
93. 
Delaware Corp Bood 	Buy 6/18 
 
 
94. 
Delaware Corp Bond 	Sold 11/!6 
 
 
95. 
Putnam Floating Rate Bond Buy 6/18 
96, Pimco Total Ret Buy 3/24 
 
 
 
97. 
Amer. Bond America 	Buy 6/18 
 
 
98. 
Amer. Bond America 	Sold 11/16 
 
 
99. 
Wella Fargo Govt See Buy 6/18 
t00. Wells Fargo Govt See Sold 11/16 
t01. 
i02. Money Fund (Janney Adv) lncotm: Gain Codes: ,fl~10 I~ss =$1.001 $2,500 =$2.501 S5,000 =$5,00 5.000 =5;I 5,001 $50,0C0 (S~ Columns and D4) =$50.00 $100.000 =$00,001. $1,000.000 -$1,000,001  $5,000,000 =Mor than S5.000,O00 
 Vahl Code~ 15,000 Ices 5.0OI $50,000 ---S50,0OI 5100,000 =5100,001 5250,0OO 
 
(5~ Colurtms D2~) ~5250.001 $500.000 =5500,001.51,000,000 =$1,000,001 $5.000.000 =$5,000,1)OI 525,000,000 =525.000.001 550,000,000 ~Mo~ than 550,0OO,0f30 
 Value Method Codes ~Appmisal =Cost (Real F.state Only) =Assessment -Cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other ~Eslimaled 
 
 
 
FINA1NCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT Page ~.m~ o~eer~o. R.po,ing Pol~er, Dan ~/1~010 
NONE reportable income, assets, ~ansactio~) 
~ption ~m~ daring Gross vague 
Pl~c aX) a~cr each ~empt~mpfiordiscto~ ~Amount T~e (e.g., C~el div.,~n~ ,A-H) int.) Value Code2 (J-P) Val~e Met~ C~3 (e.g .... b~,~ll, ~mption) Date M~Day Val~ Code2 /c~el (J-P) (A-~ ldenti~ buys/seller (if p6vate 
t03. lmmunogen Sold ]/08 
104. lmm~ogen Sold 3109 
105. Imm~ogen Sold 4!15 
106. Immunogen 107. Immunogen Sold (pan) Sold ~26 10107 
108. Epix Pharmaceuticals 1091 Enbridge Energy Mgt LLC Sold(part) 12/07 
110. Ibis Technologies Corp 
1112 Trailer Bridge Inc. 112. Accuray Corp. 113. Cogdcll Spencer Inc. Buy(addl) Buy(add0 6/26 4/15 Nicholas Financial Inc. .15. Horizons Fleet Corp Buy (addl) Buy 6/30 4/15 
17. 
18. Money Market (Waehovia) 
19. Lacled Gas common Income Gain Codr~: (See Columns and D4) (5 Columl~ mid D3) Value Method C~es (SeeColmnn C72) 1,000 I~s =550,0OI SI00,flOO =5250,001 5500,000 =$25,000,001 $50,000,000 ~Apprai~al ~Book Value 1,001 $2.500 =$100,001 $1,000,000 ~$500,1R]1  51,000,000 =Cost (Real Eshat Only) ~-O~het =52,501 $5,000 =$1,~00,001 $.~i.000,~00 =$1,000,001 $5,000,000 =Mar~ than =Assessment =Estimated =$5,001 515,000 t12 :More than ~$5,000,0Ol 525,000,600 ~ash Market ~315;,001 550,000 
 
FINAxNCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT Page Name f eersn ReprtigPolster, Dan tDate f Reprt 04/12/2010 
NONE reporlable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Asmts (including t~t ~s) income during ~ing period Gross value end ~._~po~ing Tran~ctions during ~epo~ing peri~ 
ex~pt~mpfiordimlosu~ C~1 dlv.,~n~ C~e2 Meihod buy,~lL Uoni-1~2i~et buy~/seller 
120. Nu~enOhio Manic. 
EaL M~th. 123. Oedar Fair 124. American Express Co. 125. Chevron/Texaco 126. XTO Energy 127. Enterprise Products 128. Franklin, Ohio Muni. Bond 129. Hw.vlett-Packard 1301  Goldman Sachs Money Markel ..... 131. Caterpillar Inc 132. tlenderson lntlOpp. 133, IBM Corp 134. Nustar Energs LLP (formerly Valero LP) 135. Petroleo, Brasiliero (not sold 2008) 1361 Emerson Electric Co. Buy Buy Buy 712 11124 
 
(See Column 02) =Book Value =Other ~E~timaied 
Date Report Page 04/12/2010 Polster, Dan 
VII. INVESTMENTS TRUSTS i.eo.....l,,~ tr.~oo., a.a.a, t~o. oZ.p .... dependent children; see pp. 34-60 filing insrruet~on.~,) [---] NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) ........................ b~- ...................................... 
Description Assets Income during Gro~s value end Tma~ons d~og rep~ing ~ri~ 
(incl~ing r~oning ~fiod re~rting p~i~ i Pla~ a~er each ~set exempt~mprlordi~losure Amount C~e (A-H) Type (e.g., dlv.,~ int.) Value C~e2 (J~P) Value Meth~ Code (e.g., buy,~lk redemption) Date Value GMn Month.- ICode2/Co~ Day (J-P) (A-H) Identi~ buyed~ller (if palate 
 
137. ~aeo whote=le Co~  
138. 
Vanguard Mid-Cap 
 
139. 
Cuyahoga Cry Cap Impt Bond 
 
140. 
Embarq. (spinoff) 
 
141. 
 
142. 
 
143. 
i44. 145. 
 
146. 147, 
148. 
t49. 
150. 
 
151. 
....152.  .... 
 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. Positions Board Directors J~vish Commuoity Federation Cleveland 
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-dtscinsure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gift~ 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 FALLS 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