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James Cordon Ayers, American Lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1977, United States District Court (southern district) 1978, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1992. Recipient Dean's award, 1977.


Ayers, James Cordon was born on August 2, 1934 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Son of Edwin White and Laura Cordon (Stedman) Ayers.


University of North Carolina (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration). The Ohio State University (Juris Doctor).


District sales manager General Telephone Director Company, 1965-1971. President Colonels Advertising company, 1971-1974. Senior vice president Associate Indiana Director, 1972-1974, executive vice president university director, 1972-1974.

Assistant attorney general workers' compensation section State of Ohio, Columbus, 1977-1979. Private practice James C. Ayers Law Office, since 1979. Independent hearing examiner Ohio Department Public Safety, 1993-1999.

Member Armed Forces Disciplinary Board, North Carolina 1960. Board directors Post Exchange, Camp Lejeune, 1960. Summary court martial jurisdiction United States Marine Corps Camp Lejeune, 1960.

1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1957-1960.


Chairman Columbus County March of Dimes, 1961. President Small Business Administration. Judicial panelist Ohio Mock Trial, since 1995.

Member Ohio Bar Association, International Law Society (co-founder 1976), Men's GolfAssn. (director 1990-1992, treasurer 1990-1991, vice president 1992), Scarlet and Gray (director 1988, vice president 1989), The Gang, Phi Delta Phi (Graduate of Year).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.


Married Leona Bell Weston, August 1, 1965. Children: James Cordon Junior, Alan Andrew.