James DeAnda

Personal

Birthday: 
8/21/1925
Birthplace: 
Houston, TX
Date of Death: 
9/7/2006
Place of Death: 
Traverse City, MI
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1951-1955, 1992-2005
Private practice, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1955-1979

Education

Name of School: 
Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A & M University)
Degree: 
B.A.
Name of School - Second: 

University of Texas School of Law

Only a large law school devoted to excellence across the range of modern legal education can offer this diversity. UT manages to do so while at the same time offering students intimate settings for study and recreation. The entering class is divided into eight extracurricular Societies, which become hubs of fun and friendship. The first year curriculum includes small classes offering individual attention, and the upper class curriculum is studded with seminars, colloquia, and clinics. Large class or small, good teaching is the norm. Student satisfaction surveys place Texas at or near the top year after year; our teaching track record is seldom matched by any other law school.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1950

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Court Name: 

Texas Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/11/1979
Termination Date: 
10/1/1992
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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