James Todd Russell
|James Todd Russell|
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|Current Court Information:|
|Nevada First Judicial District Court|
|Past position:||Attorney in private practice|
|Past position 2:||Deputy attorney general, State of Nevada|
|Past term 2:||1975-1976|
|Undergraduate:||University of Nevada, 1969|
|Law School:||University of Pacific McGeorge School of Law, 1974|
|Military service:||U.S. Army|
|Candidate for:||First District Court|
|Election information 2014:|
James Russell is a judge of the First District Court of Nevada. He has served in this position since 2007. He ran unopposed for re-election in 2014, winning a new term that expires on January 3, 2021.
- See also: Nevada judicial elections, 2014
| Russell ran for re-election to the First District Court.
Primary: He was elected without opposition in the primary on June 10, 2014.
Russell graduated from Carson High School in 1965 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada-Reno in 1969. He graduated from the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1974, after serving as a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army from 1969-1971.
- 2007-2021: Judge, First Judicial District Court
- 1976-2006: Attorney in private practice
- 1975-1976: Deputy attorney general, State of Nevada
- 1974-1975: Law clerk, Nevada Supreme Court
- Carson City, NV, "James Todd Russell biography"
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- Las Vegas Review-Journal "Judge tweaks, approves Nevada redistricting maps" Oct. 27, 2011