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James J. Downes

James J. Downes, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1969, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1973, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1998, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974.

Background

  • Downes, James J. was born on October 14, 1944 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States. Son of James Richard and Dorothy Elizabeth Downes.

  • Education

    • AB, Mount St. Mary's College, 1966. Juris Doctor, New York Law School, 1969.

    Career

    • Assistant district attorney Westchester County District Attorney' General’ s Office, White Plains, New York, 1969-1971. Associate Clark, Gagliardi & Miller, 1971-1982. Founding partner Rende, Ryan & Downes, since 1982.

      Speaker Westchester County Bar Trial Lawyers, since 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1969, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1973, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1998, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974.

    Membership

    Commissioner Pound Ridge (New York ) Recreation Commission, 1987-1994. President Bedford (New York ) Pound Ridge Little League, 1986-1997. Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, New York State Trial Lawyers, Westchester County Bar Association, Lambda Iota Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Running, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Downes, January 25, 1969. Children: Ian, Kevin.
    • father: James Richard
    • mother: Dorothy Elizabeth Downes
    • spouse: Susan Downes
    • children: Ian Downes
    • Kevin Downes
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    Born October 14, 1944
    (age 73)
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