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David M. Lawson – 2010

David M. Lawson – 2010

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Rev. 112011 Report Required the Ethics Government Act of1978 FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2010 V.S.C. app IOI-I Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Lawson, David Court Organization U.S. District Court, E.D. Mich Date Report 05/10/2011 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 Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2010 12/31/2010 Chambers Office Address 231 Lafayette Blvd. Rm. 802 Detroit, 48226 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, Is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date 
 
IMPORTANT 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. POSIT! ONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Custodian Custodian accounts through Director High Sierra, Inc. 
 
 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
 
PAR TIES AND TERMS 
 
 
David 
 
 
 
 
Ill. N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
 SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours, not spouses) 6123/10 Rutter Group -seminar taught $500.00 8/30/10 Thomas Cooley Law School --Teaching $7,000.00 12121110 Thomas Cooley Law School --Teaching $10,000.00 SpouseS Non-Investment Income 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 1-1212010 Ford Motor Company --wages 
 
 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED SEAK 4-22-2010 4-26-2010 Naples, Florida Seminar taught Transportation, lodging, meals SEAK 11-10-2010 11-15-2010 Naples, Florida Seminar taught Transportation, lodging, meals 
 
 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
05/10/2011 
Lawson, David JFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 
 
 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, va1ue, 1ransac1ions r1nc1udes 11rose spouse and dependent clrildren; see PP 34-60 filing ins1ruc1itJns.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period ofreporting period 
 
(I) (2) 
(2) (I) (2) 
(4) 
(3) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value 
Gain Identity 
Code 
Code buyer/seller 
exempt from prior disclosure div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mmldd/yy Code 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) 
(A-H) (if private 
transaction) 
(Q-W) Boston Capital Fund Series Interest Walt Disney Company common stock Dividend Sold 01/25/10 High Sierra, Inc. None American Funds --Growth Fund America (Custodian) Dividend Charter One Bank Interest !XIS AEW Real Estate Fund (Custodian) None !XIS COM Advance Targeted Equity Fund (Custodian) Dividend Bond Fund America lnt./Div. Sold 01/20/10 New Economy Fund Int./Div. Sold 01/20/10 
10. New Prespective Fund lnt./Div. Sold 01/20/10 
11. Ford Motor Company Common None Sold (part) 11/03/10 
12. Ford Motor Company Common None Buy (add!) 03/05/10 
13. Ford Motor Company Common None Buy (add!) 03/11/10 
14. BG! Life Path Fund* Int./Div. 
15. Cole Real Estate Investment Trust Distribution Buy 01/20/10 
16. FPA New Income Fund* None Buy 02/08/10 
17. FPA New Income Fund* None Sold 05/11/10 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) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1.000,00I -$5.000.000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,00I -$100.000 =$100,00 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,00I -$500,000 =$500,00I -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000.000 =$5,000,00 -$25,000,000 =$25,000.001  $50.000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Asscs-:.mcnt =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =E:>timatcd 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions r1nc1udes ttrose 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) (I) (2) 
Place (X) after each asset 
(2) 
Gain Identity 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value 
Code 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code 
Code 
exempt from prior disclosure 
buyer/seller 
(A-H) (if private 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) 
transaction) 
(Q-W) 
18. FPA New Income Fund Dividend Buy 05/05/10 
19. Harbor Fund Bond Fund* Int./Div. Buy 02/08/10 
20. First Eagle Global Fund* lnt./Div. Buy 04/30/10 
21. First Eagle Global Fund* lnt./Div. Buy (addI) 05/11/10 
22. First Eagle Global Fund lnt./Div. Buy 12/20/10 
23. First Eagle Global Fund* Int./Div. Buy 01/25/10 
24. First Eagle Global Fund* lnt./Div. Sold {part) 04/30/10 
25. First Eagle Global Fund* Dividend Buy (addI) 10/25/10 
26. Royce Fund Dividend Buy 04/30/10 
27. Rowe Price IntI Funds Emerging Mkts Dividend Buy 12/20/10 
28. Harbor Fund Int! Fund* None Buy 01/25110 
29. Harbor Fund Int! Fund* None Buy (add!) 04/30/10 
30. Harbor Fund Int! Fund* None Sold 10/25/10 
31. Blackrock Global Allocation Fund* Dividend Buy 01/25/10 
32. Dodge Cox Stock Fund* Dividend Buy 01/25/10 
33. Fairholme Funds* Dividend Buy 01/25/10 
34. IVA Fiduciary Trust Woldwide Fnd* lnt./Div. Buy 01125110 Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 orlcss =$1,001  $20500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$50001 -$15,000 $15,001 -$50,000 
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50,001 -$!00,000 =$100,001 -$1,0000000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000or less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$500001 -$!00,000 I00.001 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 =$5,000,001. $25,000,000 =$25,0000001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
Lawson, David 
05/10/2011 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing ins1ruc1ions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period ofreporting period 
 
(I) (2) (I) (2) (I) (2) (3) 
(4) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type(e.g., Value Value Type(e.g., Date Value 
Gain Identity 
Code 
exempt from prior disclosure div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code2 
Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) 
(A-H) (if private 
transaction) 
(Q-W) 
35. IVA Fiduciary Trust Woldwide Fnd* Dividend Buy (addI) 04/30/10 
36. Keeley Funds Small Cap* Dividend Buy 01/25/10 
37. Select American Shares Class Dividend Buy 01/25/10 
38. Thornburg lnvmnt Trust IntI Dividend Buy 10/25/10 
39. Pimco Real Return Int./Div. Buy 01/12/10 
40. Pimco Real Return lnt./Div. Buy (addI) 01/29/10 
41. Pimco Real Return Int./Div. Buy (addI) 02/26/10 
42. Pimco Real Return Int./Div. Buy (addI) 03/31/10 
43. Pimco Real Return lnt./Div. Sold 04/30/10 
44. Bond Index Fund None Buy 01/12110 
45. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addI) 01/29/10 
46. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addI) 02/26/10 
47. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addI) 03/31/10 
48. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addl) 04/30/10 
49. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addI) 04/30/10 
50. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addl) 05/28/10 
51. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addl) 06/30/10 Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,50I -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001-$50,000 
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =Mo;e than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00I -$1,000,000 =$1,000,00 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,00 -$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 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and income, value, transactions (Includes I/rose 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 ofreporting period 
(!) (2) 
(I) (2) (I) 
(4) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value 
Gain Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code 
Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) (if private 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) 
transaction) 
(Q-W) 
52. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addI) 07/30/10 
53. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addl) 08/31/10 
54. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addI) 09/30/10 
55. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addI) 10/29/10 
56. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addl) 11/30/10 
57. Bond Index Fund None Buy (addI) 12/31/10 
58. Pimco Total Return Fund Int./Div. Buy 01/29/10 
59. Pimco Total Return Fund Int./Div. Buy (addI) 02/26/10 
60. Pimco Total Return Fund Int./Div. Buy (addl) 03/31/10 
61. Pimco Total Return Fund Int./Div. Buy (addl) 04/30/10 
62. Pimco Total Return Fund Int./Div. Buy (addI) 05/28/10 
63. Pimco Total Return Fund lnt./Div. Buy (addl) 06/30/10 
64. Pimco Total Return Fund lnt./Div. Buy (addI) 07/30/JO 
65. Pimco Total Return Fund Int./Div. Buy (addl) 08/31/10 
66. Pimco Total Return Fund Int./Div. Buy (addl) 09/30/10 
67. Pimco Total Return Fund Int./Div. Buy (addI) 10/29/10 
68. Pimco Total Return Fund Int./Div. Buy (addI) 11/30/10 Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001-$2,500 =$2,501-$5,000 D=$5,001-$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$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 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and DJ) =$250.001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$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 Markel 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
Onie Repor 
Name Person Reporting 
05/10/2011 
Lawson, David 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes t11ose 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 ofreporting period 
 
(2) {I) (2) (1) (2) (3) 
(4) (5) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type(e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value 
Gain Identity 
Code 
Code buyer/seller 
exempt from prior disclosure div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code 
(A-H) (if private 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) 
lransaction) 
(Q-W) 
69. Pimco Total Return Fund Int./Div. Buy 12/31/10 (add!) Income Gain Codes: ,000 less B=Sl,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,00 5,000 s1s,oo1 -S5o,ooo 
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,00l -$1,000,000 =$1,000,00 -$5,000,000 ore than $5,000,000 Value Codes 15,000 less K=$l 5,00l -$50,000 =$50,00 -SI 00,000 00,00 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,00 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appmisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
 
 
Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
05/10/2011 
Lawson, David 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicateparlofrep(}r/.) Custodian positions Part are for accounts under the Uniform Gifts Minors Act. Investments Part VII designated with astrisk (*)are held IRA reporter spouse. 
 
 
 
 
Date Rport 
Name Person Rporting 
Lawson, David 
05/10/2011 
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. 
Signature: David Lawson 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544 Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112011 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2010 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Lawson, David Court Organization U.S. District Court, E.D. Mich Date Report 08/15/2011 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 Sb. [{] Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2010 12/31/2010 Chambers Office Address 231 Lafayette Blvd. Rm. 802 Detroit, 48226 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date 
 
IMPORTANT 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 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Custodian Custodian accounts through Director High Sierra, Inc. 
 
 
 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
 
PARTIES AND TERMS 
 
 
 
 
David 
 
 
Ill. N-INVES TMENT INC ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-14 filing instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
 SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours, not spouses) 6/23/10 Rutter Group --seminar taught $500.00 8/30/10 Thomas Cooley Law School --Teaching $7,000.00 12/21/10 Thomas Cooley Law School --Teaching 	$10,000.00 Spouses 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 1-12/2010 	Ford Motor Company --wages 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 	SEAK 4-22-20 Naples, Florida Seminar taught Transportation, lodging, meals 4-26-2010 	SEAK 11-10-2010 Naples, Florida Seminar taught Transportation, lodging, meals 11-15-2010 
 
 
 
V GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) 
SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 
 
 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
CREDITOR DESCRIPTION 
 
VALUE CODE 
 
 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, vatue, transactions