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James McAndrew Howley

James McAndrew Howley, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1956, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1956, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1960.

Background

  • Howley, James McAndrew was born on October 3, 1928 in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph Austin and Mary Helene (Ruddy) Howley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Scranton, 1952. Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1955.

    Career

    • Private practice, Scranton, Northeastern Pennsylvania, since 1956. Panel member and speaker at various legal symposiums. Chairman and commissioner Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission.

      Chairman Governor's Special Trial Court nomination commission, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, 1987. Disciplinary board Supreme Court Pennsylvania hearing committee, 1987. Lawyer's advisory committee United States Court Appeals (3d circuit), 1983-1986, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania, 1981-1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1956, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1956, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1960.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Chairman, trustee Marywood College, trustee St. Mary's Villa. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania Defense Institute, American Board Trial Advocates (certified), Lackawanna County Bar Association, Scranton C. of Chamber (board directors), Country Club of Scranton (president 1974-1979), Friendly Sons of St. Patrick (president 1986).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Mary McDade; 1 child, Maura.
    • father: Joseph Austin Howley
    • mother: Mary Helene (Ruddy) Howley
    • spouse: Mary McDade
    • child: Maura Howley
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