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James Moeller

James Moeller was state supreme court justice. Bar: Arizona 1959, United States District Court Arizona 1959, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1961.

Background

  • Moeller, James was born on November 14, 1933 in Valley, Nebraska, United States. Son of Hans and Marie Grace (Shumaker) Moeller.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1954. Juris Doctor with high distinction, George Washington University, 1959.

    Career

    • Associate Lewis and Roca, Phoenix, 1959-1964, partner, 1964-1970, Moeller Hover Jensen & Henry, Phoenix, 1970-1977. Judge Maricopa County Superior Court, 1977-1987. Associate justice Arizona Supreme Court, 1987-1992, vice chief justice, 1992-1996, associate justice, 1996-1998.

      Retired, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Arizona 1959, United States District Court Arizona 1959, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1961.

    Works

    • Editor-in-chief George Washington University Law Review, 1958-1959.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Board directors Foundation for Blind Children, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1964-1970, Arizona Foundation Prevention of Blindness, Phoenix, 1966-1970. Republican committeeman, Phoenix and Scottsdale, 1965-1969. Served with United States Army, 1954-1956.

    Fellow American Bar Foundation, Arizona Bar Foundation. Member Arizona Bar Association, Maricopa County Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, puzzles, history.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Lee Kiely, December 16, 1961. Children: Amy Jo, Linda Anne.
    • father: Hans Moeller
    • mother: Marie Grace (Shumaker) Moeller
    • spouse: Nancy Lee Kiely
    • children: Amy Jo Moeller
    • Linda Anne Moeller
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    Born November 14, 1933
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