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Joan B Gottschall Financial Disclosure Report for 2007

Joan B Gottschall Financial Disclosure Report for 2007

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Date Created:November 21, 2008

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Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112008 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2007 USC app.  101-1 Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Gottschall, Joan Court Organization -U.S. District Court, NDIL Date Report 07/15/2008 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) District Judge--active status  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Dale Initial [Z] Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2007 12/31/2007 Chambers Office Address 219 South Dearborn St.  Room 2356 Chicago, 60604 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date  

IMPORT 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 0111;?see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
NAME 
Member 	Visiting Committee the Divinity School, University Chicago 
Member, Board Directors 	lllinois Humanities Council 
Member, Board Directors 	Martin Marty Center the University Chicago Divinity School 
Chair, District Selection Committee 	The Rhodes Trust 

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II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.)
[2J NONE (No reportable agreements.) f'l 
PARTIES AND TERMS 

Date Report 
Gottschall, Joan 
07/!5/2008 

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

SOURCE AND TYPE 
(yours, not spouse's) 
See Section Vlll, note 0.00 Spouse's Non-In vestment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except/or honoraria.) 
[Z] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

JV. REJMB URSEMENTS -transportation, lodging,jood, entertainment 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instnictions.) 

VJ. LJABJLJTJES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[Z] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
VALUE CODE 

Date Report 
Gottschall, Joan 
07/15/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transaatons r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 14-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
Income during 
Gross value end 
Transactions during reporting period 
reporting period 
(including trust assets) 
reporting period 
(I) (1) (1)
(2) 
(2) 
(3) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., lent,  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: =$1,000 less ,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) 450,001-$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5 ,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes 5/'..00 less =$15,00 -$50,000  L=$50,00I -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,00 -$50,000,000 =More thao $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Ooly) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value  V=Other =Estimated  

Date Report 
Gottschall, Joan 
07/J 5/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transaatons r111c1udes those spouse and dependent chitdren; see pp. 34-60 fiting instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
(including trust assets) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
exempt from prior disclosure Income during reporting period Gross value end reporting period  
(I) Amount Code (A-H)  (2) T:ype (e.g., div., fent, int.)  (l) Value Code (J-P)  (2) Value Method Code (Q-W) 
Transactions during reporting period 
(I) (2) (4) (5) 
ype (e.g., 
Date 
Value Gain 
Identity 
uy, sell, 
Code Code 
Month
buyer/seller 
demption) 
Day 
(if private 
(J-P) (A-H) 
transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,50 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4)  F=$50,00! -$JOO,OOO =$100,00! -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes  J=$15,000 or!ess =$15,001-$50,000 =$50,00! -$I 00,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00! -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001-$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Date Report 
Gottschall, Joan 
07/15/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those 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) 
(I) 
(I) 
(2)
(2) 
(2) 
(5) 
Value 
Value
Amount 
Type (e.g., 
Type (e.g., 
Date 
Value
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Gain 
Identity 
Code 
div., rent, 
Code 
Method 
buy, sell, 
Month-
exempt from prior disclosure 
Code 
Code 
buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) 
Code 
redemption) 
Day 
(J-P) 
(if private transaction) (A-H) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less 41,001 -$2,500 =$2,501  $5,000 =$5,001  $15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$!00,001  $t,OOO,OOO =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More tban $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001-$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001  $250,000  
(See Columns and D3) =$250,001  $500,000 =$500,001-$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,00  $50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) :Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value  V=Otber =Estimated  

Date Report 
Gottschall, Joan 
07/15/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Income Gain Codes: ,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,00! -$50,000 (See Columns and 04) F=$50,00l -$!00,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 
Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,0l -$I 00,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 

(See Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001  $25,000,000 =$25,000,00 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 
Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment ==Cash Market (See Column C2) :==Book Value =Other =Estimated 

Date Report 
Gottschall, Joan 
07/l 5/2008 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate parto/Reporl) 
NOTE (Section III) 
Codes Conduct, which was attached that Report and attached hereto. realized income from this business during the reporting period. 

NOTE (Section VII, ll. 61-63) 
The initial purchase date approximate. Funds arising elsewhere these accounts are "swept" into these money market funds constant basis, the date 
the future will indicated "passim." 

Date Report 
Gottschall, Joan 
07/15/2008 
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 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 

The norble Jean Gottsh 
United States District Court 
219 South Dearborn Street 

Chicago, Illinois 60604 
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