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James Leo Ryan

James Leo Ryan, American federal judge. Member of United States Naval Reserve Lawyers Association, Detroit Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, State Bar Michigan, Federal Judges Association, K.M., Knights of Columbus.

Background

  • Ryan, James Leo was born on November 19, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Leo Francis and Irene Agnes Ryan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, University Detroit, 1956. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Detroit, 1986. Bachelor, University Detroit, 1992.

      Doctor of Laws (honorary), Madonna College, 1976. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Detroit College, 1978. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, 1986.

    Career

    • Attorney Waldron, Brennan & Maher, 1960—1962. Private practice Redford Township, Michigan, 1962—1966. Justice of peace, 1963—1966.

      Judge 3d Circuit Court of Michigan, 1966—1975. Justice Michigan Supreme Court, 1975—1986. Judge United States Court Appeals (6th circuit), 1985—2000, senior judge, since 2000.

      Faculty National Judicial College, Reno. Adjunct faculty, board directors Ave Maria School Law. Adjunct professor Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1979—1985, University Detroit, since 1974.

      Captain Judge Advocate General Corps United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1992, retired military judge United States Naval Reserve.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of United States Naval Reserve Lawyers Association, Detroit Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, State Bar Michigan, Federal Judges Association, K.M., Knights of Columbus.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Rogers, October 12, 1957. Children: Daniel P., James R., Colleen M. Hansen, Kathleen A.
    • father: Leo Ryan
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Rogers
    • children: Daniel P. Ryan
    • James R. Ryan
    • Colleen M. Hansen Ryan
    • Kathleen A. Ryan
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    Born November 19, 1932
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