Jean Sala Breitenstein

Personal

Birthday: 
7/18/1900
Birthplace: 
Keokuk, IA
Date of Death: 
1/30/1986
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1918
Assistant attorney general, State of Colorado, 1925-1929
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Colorado, 1930-1933
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1933-1954

Education

Name of School: 
University of Colorado
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1922
Name of School - Second: 

University of Colorado Law School

We believe that legal education should employ robust theoretical inquiry, doctrinal and policy analysis, and professional skills. As part of a premier research university we seek to integrate opportunities for interdisciplinary study. Because the law is dynamic, we must equip our students to deal with change and to exercise sound judgment and creativity in offering solutions for problems of individuals, institutions, and nations. Our faculty members are passionate about teaching and are committed to providing students with a well-rounded learning experience that prepares them to serve wisely and with professionalism. And our location provides a natural vitality that motivates students to reach for their full potential.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1924

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Colorado
Court Name: 

Colorado District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/27/1954
Termination Date: 
7/9/1957
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
6/27/1957
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
7/31/1970
Termination Date - Second: 
1/30/1986
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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