James F. Holderman

Personal

Birthday: 
1946
Birthplace: 
Joliet, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Edward J. McManus, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 1971-1972
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1972-1978
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1978-1985
Adjunct professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1981-1983
Adjunct professor, Northwestern University School of Law, 1982-1984
Lecturer, University of Chicago Law School, 1983-2000
Adjunct professor, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1986-
Adjunct professor, University of Illinois College of Law, 1993-

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, September 6, 1984; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Illinois
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1968
Name of School - Second: 

University of Illinois College of Law

Established more than a century ago, the College shares the world-class reputation of the University of Illinois. One of 16 colleges, schools, and institutes on the University's flagship Urbana-Champaign campus, the law school is consistently ranked among the nation's top 10 public law schools and a peer of the nation's private elite. You'll find the College of Law to be a unique blend of tradition and innovation, attributes you might expect from a college sharing space with the birthplace of the light-emitting diode and the first graphical Web browser.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1971

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Court Name: 

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/4/1985
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/2013
Termination Date: 
6/1/2015
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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