James Emanuel Boasberg

Personal

Birthday: 
1963
Birthplace: 
San Francisco, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Dorothy W. Nelson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1990-1991
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1991-1994
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1995-1996
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1996-2002
Associate judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 2002-2011

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, June 17, 2010; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Yale College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1985
Name of School - Second: 
University of Oxford
Degree - Second: 
M.St.
Degree Year - Second: 
1986
Name of School - Third: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1990

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/17/2011
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