James E. Gritzner

Personal

Birthday: 
1947
Birthplace: 
Charles City, IA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant, U.S. Magistrate Ronald Longstaff, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 1977-1979
Private practice, 1979-2002
Member, Iowa Board of Parole, 1980-1982

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, July 10, 2001; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Dakota Wesleyan University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1969
Name of School - Second: 
University of Northern Iowa
Degree - Second: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1974
Name of School - Third: 

Drake University Law School

Drake Law School prepares outstanding lawyers who will promote justice, serve as leaders in their communities and the legal profession, and respond to the call of public service. We are a welcoming and inclusive community distinguished by an accessible faculty and staff and a collegial student body. We provide an exceptional learning environment that integrates legal theory and the development of professional skills; promotes critical thinking and effective problem solving; examines international perspectives; and instills the ideals of ethics and professionalism.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1979

Judicial Career

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

Iowa Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/19/2002
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/1/2015
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