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James Karl Zerkle

James Karl Zerkle, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1979, Illinois (United States District Court (central district)) 1980. Illinois Governor's Fellowship program fellow, 1976. Trustee Lincoln Land College, Springfield, 1973—1974; Member of Blue Key, Illinois Bar Association.

Background

  • Zerkle, James Karl was born on September 6, 1954 in Macomb, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert W. and Mary L. (Myatt) Zerkle.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Western Illinois University, 1976. Juris Doctor, Chicago-Kent College Law, 1979.

    Career

    • Assistant appellate defender Office State Appellate Defender, Springfield, Illinois, 1979—1981. Assistant Corporate Counsel City of Springfield, 1981—1982. Attorney Midwest division Roadway Express, Inc., Chicago Heights, since 1982.

      Member Illinois Board Higher Education, Springfield, 1975—1976, Illinois Educational television Commission, Springfield, 1976—1978.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1979, Illinois (United States District Court (central district)) 1980.

    Membership

    Trustee Lincoln Land College, Springfield, 1973—1974. Member of Blue Key, Illinois Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Carol M. Tvrdy, July 1, 1979. Children: Adam James, John Robert.
    • father: Robert W. Zerkle
    • mother: Mary L. (Myatt) Zerkle
    • spouse: Carol M. Tvrdy
    • children: Adam James Zerkle
    • John Robert Zerkle
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    Born September 6, 1954
    (age 63)
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