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Congressman , Federal agency administrator

James Edward Rogan, American former federal agency administrator, former congressman.


Rogan, James Edward was born on August 21, 1957 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of John and Alice (Kleupfer) Rogan.


Bachelor in Political Science, University California, Berkeley, 1979. Juris Doctor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1983.


Past attorney Lillick McHose and Charles (now Pillsbury, Madison and Sutro), Los Angeles. Past deputy district attorney Los Angeles County. Judge Glendale (California) Municipal Court, 1990—1993, presiding judge, 1993—1994.

Past member California Assembly, 1994—1996, assembly majority leader, 1996. Member United States Congress from 27th California district, 1996—2001. Member house judicial committee, member commerce committee, assistant minority whip.

Partner Venable, Baetjer, Howard & Civiletti, Washington, 2001. Under secretary for intellectual property United States Department Commerce, 2001—2004. Director United States Patent & Trademark Office, 2001—2004.

Of counsel Preston Gates Ellis LLP, Irvine, California, since 2006. Adjunct professor trial advocacy School Law Southwestern University. Adjunct professor criminal law College Law Glendale University.

Past adjunct professor criminal law Glendale Community College. Member Selective Service Systems United States Government, since 1981. Adjunct professor trial practice Chapman University Law School.


Married Christine Apffel. Children: Dana, Claire.

John Rogan

Alice (Kleupfer) Rogan

Christine Apffel

Claire Rogan

Dana Rogan