John R. Adams

Personal

Birthday: 
1955
Birthplace: 
Orrville, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. W. F. Spicer, Summit County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1983-1984
Private practice, Ohio, 1984-1999
Assistant prosecutor, Summit County, Ohio, 1986-1989
Judge, Summit County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1999-2003

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, October 10, 2002; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Bowling Green State University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1978
Name of School - Second: 

University of Akron Law School

We are, above all, committed to excellence in teaching. Our students expect and deserve it. We have, as a faculty, determined that this is the most important way that we can serve our students, and ultimately, our great responsibilities. Our commitment includes both the determination to assure a high quality of teaching in all areas and the recognition that we must address the particular needs of our students and the profession in these times. We must be careful to instill in our students an understanding of the professionalism and high ethical standards that lawyers must achieve. We also must assure that they leave the school with a firm grounding in the essential skills they will need to practice law.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1983

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Court Name: 

Ohio Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/12/2003
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