James Anthony Redden

Personal

Birthday: 
1929
Birthplace: 
Springfield, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1946-1948
Private practice, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1954-1955
Title examiner, Title & Trust Insurance Company, Oregon, 1955
Claims adjuster, Allstate Insurance Corporation, 1956
Private practice, Medford, Oregon, 1956-1972
State representative, Oregon, 1963-1969; minority leader, 1967-1969
Chairman, Public Employee Relations Board, 1969-1972
Treasurer, State of Oregon, 1973-1976
Attorney general, State of Oregon, 1977-1980

Education

Name of School: 

Boston College Law School

Since its founding in 1929, Boston College Law School--one of the nation's premier Jesuit, Catholic legal institutions--has earned a national reputation for educational excellence and the highest standards of professionalism.

Boston College Law School (BC Law) is one of the six professional graduate schools at Boston College. Located approximately 1.5 miles from the main Boston College campus in Chestnut Hill, Boston College Law School is situated on a 40-acre (160,000 m2) wooded campus in Newton, Massachusetts.

With approximately 800 students and 125 faculty members, the Law School is one of the largest of BC's seven graduate and professional schools. Admission to BC Law is highly selective.

In addition to J.D., M.A. and Ph.D. programs, Boston College Law School offers joint degrees with BC's Carroll School of Management (J.D./M.B.A.), Graduate School of Social Work (J.D./M.S.W.) and Lynch School of Education (J.D./M.Ed.). Joint degrees in the humanities, fine arts, natural sciences and social sciences are offered with BC's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1954

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Oregon
Court Name: 

Oregon District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/20/1980
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/13/1995
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