James Robertson

Personal

Birthday: 
1938
Birthplace: 
Cleveland, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

United States Navy lieutenant, 1959-1964
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1965-1969, 1972-1994
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 1969-1972; chief counsel, Jackson, Mississippi, 1969-1970; national director, Washington, D.C., 1970-1972

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1959
Name of School - Second: 

George Washington University Law School

Established in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is the oldest law school in Washington, DC. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools. The law school is located on the GW campus in the downtown neighborhood familiarly known as Foggy Bottom. The law school has a total enrollment of about 2,000 students. Approximately 1,400 students are in the full-time division for the JD degree and 300 are enrolled in the part-time division. 300 students, many from abroad, are enrolled in graduate law degree programs.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1965

Judicial Career

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

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/11/1994
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/2008
Termination Date: 
6/1/2010
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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