Party affiliation: Democrat
James Marshall Ecker, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1958, Pennsylvania (United States District Court (western district)) 1958, United States Supreme Court 1960, Florida 1979. Recipient St. Francis Hospital award, 1974, Rosilia award, 1975, Variety International award, 1977, I. Elmer Ecker Memorial award, 1975, citation, President United States Gerald Ford, 1976.
Partner Ecker, Ecker & Ecker, Pittsburgh, since 1957. Legal counsel Syria Shrine, since 1977. Counsel Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta, since 1978.
With United States Army, 1955-1957.
Past president Variety Fund Handicapped Children, Pittsburgh, Amen Corner. Founder Annual Police Luncheon Pittsburgh. Member of American Bar Association, Turtle Creek Chamber of Commerce, American Arbitration Association (president), American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (board governors western Pennsylvania branch), Allegheny County Bar Association (judiciary committee member, board governors family law and criminal boards), Jockey Club (Florida), Shriners Club (Pittsburgh), Rivers Club, Pittsburgh Press Club, Pittsburgh Athletic Association Club, Dapper Dan Club, Variety Club (past chief barker).