James M. Ideman

Personal

Birthday: 
1931
Birthplace: 
Rockford, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army lieutenant, 1953-1956
Deputy district attorney, Los Angeles County, California, 1964-1979
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1979-1984

Education

Name of School: 
The Citadel
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1953
Name of School - Second: 

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

One of the most prominent law schools in the country, USC Law offers a forward-looking, interdisciplinary legal education guided by nationally renowned professors and informed by the diversity of a friendly and collegial student body. Located in the nation's second largest city, one of the largest and most dynamic in the world, the school offers myriad opportunities to apply the law to real-world problems through partnerships with some of the world's leading companies and law firms. Through interdisciplinary academic training and practical application of skills, students acquire the experience necessary to succeed as leaders in a global environment.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1963

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Central District of California
Court Name: 

California Central District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/15/1984
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/2/1998
Termination Date: 
9/11/1998
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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