James C. Mahan

Personal

Birthday: 
1943
Birthplace: 
El Paso, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy, 1966-1969
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1970-1972
Private practice, Nevada, 1973-1999
Judge, Nevada District Court, Eighth Judicial District, 1999-2002

Education

Name of School: 
Morris Harvey College (now University of Charleston)
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1965
Name of School - Second: 

Vanderbilt University Law School

The skills of lawyers, including the skills of analyzing complex issues, asking the right questions, advocating for clients, and managing disputes and organizations, are best taught in a rigorous setting by first-rate faculty, in the company of outstanding classmates. At Vanderbilt, you'll find a faculty that is second to none in combining excellent and demanding teaching with important and influential research. More than anywhere else, Vanderbilt professors are demanding in class and civil and accessible outside it. Our faculty and staff work hard to model, in every class and every program, best practices in teaching law. As a result, our graduates are in high demand, with more than 550 employers visiting Vanderbilt every year to recruit our students for positions throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1973

Judicial Career

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

Nevada District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
1/30/2002
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