You are here

Senior Judge Rudy Lozano

Staff Information

Senior Judge Rudy Lozano
5400 Federal Plaza
Suite 4300
Hammond, IN 46320

(219) 852-3600

Case Management (219) 852-3464
Court Reporter (219) 852-3616

PRESS RELEASE 
July 13, 2018

It is with deep sadness that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana announces the death of Senior Judge Rodolfo "Rudy" Lozano on July 11, 2018. Judge Lozano passed away surrounded by family, ending three decades of service to the court. Judge Lozano was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana on February 26, 1988 and took senior status on July 10, 2007. He continued to serve the court and the district as a senior judge until his death.

Judge Lozano was born in East Chicago, Indiana on July 10, 1942. He earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana University Bloomington in 1963 and his law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 1966. He practiced law from 1966 to 1988 and was a partner with the law firm of Spangler, Jennings, Spangler and Dougherty, PC of Merrillville and Valparaiso. Judge Lozano was in the United States Army Reserve from 1966 to 1973.

In honor of Judge Lozano, flags at federal courthouses throughout the Northern District of Indiana will be flown at half-mast through Monday.

Judge Lozano was a strong presence in the court and will be missed by all.