James Graham

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James Graham
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   9/26/1986 - 8/31/2004
Chief:   2003 - 2004
Senior:   8/31/2004 - Present
Preceded by:   Robert Duncan
Succeeded by:   Michael Watson
Personal History
Born:   1939
Hometown:   Columbus, OH
Undergraduate:   Ohio State U., B.A., 1962
Law School:   Ohio State U. College of Law, J.D., 1962

James L. Graham is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He joined the court in 1986 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. He is currently serving on senior status.

Early life and education

Ohio State University, B.A., 1962 Ohio State University College of Law, J.D., 1962

Professional career

Graham graduated from The Ohio State University earning both his bachelor's and Juris Doctor degree in 1962. Graham spent his entire pre-judicial career in private practice from 1962 to 1986.[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of Ohio

Graham was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on August 15, 1986 to a seat vacated by Robert Duncan. Graham was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 25, 1986 on a Senate Vote and received commission on September 26, 1986. Graham served as the Chief Judge from 2003 to 2004 before assuming senior status on August 31, 2004.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Robert Duncan
Southern District of Ohio
1986–2004
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Michael Watson


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