James O. Browning

Personal

Birthday: 
1956
Birthplace: 
Levelland, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Collins J. Seitz, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1981-1982
Law clerk, Hon. Lewis F. Powell, Supreme Court of the United States, 1982-1983
Private practice, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1983-1987, 1988-2003
Deputy attorney general, State of New Mexico, 1987-1988

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1978
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1981

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Mexico
Court Name: 

New Mexico District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/1/2003
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