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James Eugene Torgerson

James Eugene Torgerson, American lawyer. Bar: Alaska 1985, Washington 1987, United States District Court Alaska 1985, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1991.

Background

  • Torgerson, James Eugene was born on June 29, 1958 in Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States. Son of Eugene Walter and Barbara Janice (Olson) Torgerson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bethel College, Arden Hills, Minnesota, 1980. Juris Doctor, University Washington, 1984.

    Career

    • Clerk Alaska Superior Court, Anchorage, 1984-1985. Associate Bogle & Gates, 1985-1988. Assistant district attorney District Attorney' General’ s Office, 1988-1989.

      Special assistant attorney general Alaska Governor' General’ s Office, Washington, 1989-1991. Assistant United States attorney United States Attorney' General’ s Office, Anchorage, 1991-1992, chief criminal section, 1992-1994, chief civil section, since 1994. Co-chair Anchorage Youth Court, 1987-1988.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alaska 1985, Washington 1987, United States District Court Alaska 1985, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1991.

    Membership

    Vice president Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Anchorage, 1987-1988. State director Federal Emergency Management Assistance, Anchorage, 1987-1989. Chair public relations committee Planned Parenthood, Anchorage, 1991-1992.

    Member American Bar Association (vice chair and director young lawyers section 1985-1987), Alaska Bar Association, Washington Bar Association, Anchorage Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Morgan Brenda Christen, April 7, 1990. Children: Erin Haley Christen, Caroline Patrice Christen.
    • father: Eugene Walter Torgerson
    • mother: Barbara Janice (Olson) Torgerson
    • spouse: Morgan Brenda Christen
    • children: Erin Haley Christen Torgerson
    • Caroline Patrice Christen Torgerson
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    Born June 29, 1958
    (age 59)
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