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James Craig Duda, American Lawyer, engineer. Bar: Massachusetts 1987, District of Columbia 1990, United States District Court Maryland. 1990, United States District Court District of Columbia 1991, United States District Court Massachusetts 1995, Supreme Court of the United States Court. Scholarship grantee Bennington College, 1972.

Background

Duda, James Craig was born on August 13, 1954 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Junior and Simone Theresa (VanMarche) Duda.

Education

Bachelor in Natural Science and Mathematics, Bennington (Vermont) College, 1976. Master of Science in Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, 1980. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Boston College, 1987.

Career

Worked at Bulkley, Richardson and Gelinas, LLP (Springfield, MA) specializing in Environmental Law, Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1987, Massachusetts. 1990, District of Columbia.

Order of the Coif. Articles Editor, Boston College Law Review, 1986-1987. Registered Professional Civil Engineer, California. Law Clerk to Honorary Juan R. Torruella, United States.

Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1987-1988. Co-Author: "Environmental Issues Affecting Mergers and Acquisitions," Euromoney-Environment Risk 34, March 1993. Author: "Fixing Superfund," 11 Wash.

Bus. J. 34, 1993.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 1987, District of Columbia 1990, United States District Court Maryland. 1990, United States District Court District of Columbia 1991, United States District Court Massachusetts 1995, Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Membership

Volunteer attorney American Civil Liberties Union, Washington, 1991-1995, Legal Clinical for the Homeless, Washington, 1990-1995, South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Republican Project, Harlingen, 1991-1995. Member American Bar Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, scuba diving, basketball.

Connections

Married Gillian Margaret Haven, October 10, 1982. Children: Elizabeth, Jessica.

father:
John Duda Junior

mother:
Simone Theresa (VanMarche) Duda

spouse:
Gillian Margaret Haven

child:
Elizabeth Duda

child:
Jessica Duda