James Knoll Gardner

Personal

Birthday: 
1940
Birthplace: 
Allentown, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy law specialist, 1966-1967
U.S. Navy, JAG Corps, 1967-1969
U.S. Naval Reserve, JAG Corps, 1969-1993
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1965-1966, 1969-1970
Private practice, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1970-1981
Solicitor, Lehigh County [Pennsylvania] Treasurer`s Office, 1971-1977
Assistant district attorney, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 1972-1981; first assistant district attorney, 1977-1981
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Lehigh County [Pennsylvania], 1981-2002

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1962
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1965

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Court Name: 

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/3/2002
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