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Name Kelly, James McGirr
City Philadelphia
State PA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Kelly, James McGirr
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Kelly, James McGirr
Born March 24, 1928, in Philadelphia, PA
Died March 5, 2005, in Overbrook, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 21, 1983, to a seat vacated by E. Mac Troutman. Confirmed by the Senate on August 4, 1983, and received commission on August 6, 1983. Assumed senior status on March 31, 1996. Service terminated on March 5, 2005, due to death.

Education:
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, B.S., 1951
Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1957

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, 1951-1953
Law clerk, Hon. Edward J. Griffiths, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania], 1957-1958
Assistant district attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1958-1960
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1960-1962
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1962-1983
Master, Jury Selection Board, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania], 1963-1964
Special assistant attorney general, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1964-1965
Adjunct professor of business law, Drexel University, 1965-1989
Member, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, 1967-1977
Vice president of regulatory practices, American Water Works Company, 1977-1983


compress summary

Case(s) JC-PA-0002 : Phillips v. County of Bucks


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