James Henry Flanagan Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Stanford University, 1956. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1961.
Associate Creede, Dawson & McElrath, Fresno, California, 1962-1964. Partner Pettitt, Blumberg & Sherr and successor firms, 1964-1975. Private practice Clovis, California, 1975—1992, North Fork, 1992-1998.
Counsel Standing Chapter 13 Trustee, 2003—2006. Staff Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce, since 2006. Instructor Humprey's College Law, Fresno, 1964-1969.
Instructor business California State University, Fresno, since 1986. Instructor Master of Business Administration program College of Notre Dame, Belmont, 1990-1991. Instructor National University, since 1991, Emerson Institute, since 1998.
Judge pro tempore Fresno County Superior Court, 1974-1977. General counsel Kings River Water Association, 1976-1979. Founder, Chief Executive Officer Business and Non-profit Development Center.
Choir member Our Lady of Sierra, since 1998. Executive committee parish council St. Helen's Church, 1982-1985, chairman executive committee, 1985. President parish council St. John's Cathedral, 1974-1982.
President board directors 3d Floor Central California. Board directors Fresno Facts Foundation, 1969-1970, Fresno Dance Repertory Association, St. Anthony's Retreat Center, Three Rivers, California. Secretary Coarsegold Resource Conservation District.
Co-founder Clovis Big Dry Creek History Society. Past chairman Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway Association. Past judge advisory Mountain Detachment, Marine Corps League.
Member California Bar Association, Fresno County Bar Association, California Trial Lawyers Association (chapter president 1975, 83, state board governors 1990-1994), Fresno Trial Lawyers Association, American Arbitration Association, Stanford Alumni Association (life, service award), Fresno Region Stanford Club (president 1979-1980), Celtic Cultural Society Central California (president 1977-1978), Fresno County and City Chamber of Commerce (chairman natural resources committee 1977-1978), Clovis Chamber of Commerce, North Fork Chamber of Commerce (president 1993-1996, secretary 1998-1900, executive director since 2000), Serra Club (president Fresno chapter 1980-1981, vice president 1986-1987), Rotary, Knights of Columbus (past grand knight, 4th degree honor guard knight, past faithful navigator), Western Association Chamber Executive.
Married Charlotte Anne Nevins, June 11, 1960. Children: Nancy, Christopher, Christina, Alexis, Victoria, Grace.