James Donald Peterson
Assistant professor, Department of Film, Television and Theatre, University of Notre Dame, 1986-1993
Lecturer, Department of Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1994-1995
Law clerk, Hon. David G. Deininger, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, 1998-1999
Private practice, Madison, Wisconsin, 1999-2014
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, November 7, 2013; no Senate vote
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