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Jim D. Garner

Jim D. Garner, American state official, lawyer. Bar: Kansas 1988, United States District Court Kansas 1988, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1990, Supreme Court of the United States Court 2003.

Background

  • Garner, Jim D. was born on June 14, 1963 in Coffeyville, Kansas, United States. Son of Wayne W. and Carol L. Garner.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts with honors, Coffeyville Community College, 1983. Bachelor in History with distinction, University Kansas, 1985. Juris Doctor, University Kansas, 1988.

    Career

    • Judicial clerk for Dale E. Saffels United States District Judge, Kansas, 1988—1990. Private practice Coffeyville, since 1990. Member Kansas House of Representatives, 1991—2003, minority leader, 1999—2003.

      Secretary Kansas Department Labor, since 2003. Board directors National Association State Workforce Agencies. Steering committee Information Technology Support Center.

      Member Program for Emerging Political Leaders, Darden School of Business, University Virginia, 1994, Bowhay Institute for Legislation Leadership Development, Council of State Governments, University Wisconsin, 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Kansas 1988, United States District Court Kansas 1988, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1990, Supreme Court of the United States Court 2003.

    Membership

    Active community co-chair, City of Coffeyville's Youth Focus Task Force, 1998. Advisory committee Youth and Business Training Program. Board directors Hospice Care Inc., Coffeyville, 1993-1997, Pioneer chapter American Red Cross, 1998—2003.

    Member leadership Coffeyville Class of 1995. Member board governors University Kansas Law School, 2000-2002. Member Kansas Bar Association, Order of Coif, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Lions, Rotary, Kansas Postsecondary Technology Edn Authority, Kansas Works State Workforce Board.

    Connections

    • father: Wayne W.
    • mother: Carol L. Garner
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    Born June 14, 1963
    (age 53)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      Coffeyville Community College
    • 1985
      University Kansas
    • 1988
      University Kansas
    • 1988 - 1990
      Judicial clerk, for Dale E. Saffels United States District Judge
      Kansas, United States
    • 1990
      private practice, Coffeyville
    • 2003
      secretary, Kansas Department Labor