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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.

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