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Dean , educator , general , Lawyer

James Joseph Alfini, American dean, lawyer, educator. Bar: New York 1973, Illinois 1976, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1982, Texas 2005. Decorated Commendation medal United States Army.

Background

Alfini, James Joseph was born on October 12, 1943 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of James Joseph and Olga (Genish) Alfini.

Education

Columbia College (Bachelor of Arts, 1965). Northwestern University (Juris Doctor, 1972).

Career

Bar: New York 1973, Illinois 1976, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1976, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1982, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977. Reginald Heber Smith community lawyer Monroe County Legal Assistance Corporation, Rochester, New York, 1972-1973. Assistant director research American Judicature Society, Chicago,1973-1977, director research, 1977-1980, assistant executive director programs, 1980-1985.

Adjunct Professor law IIT Chicago-Kent School Law, 1978-1985. Associate professor of law Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1985-1990, professor of law, 1990-1991. Dean, professor Northern Illinois U. College Law, 1991-1997, professor, 1997^.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1973, Illinois 1976, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1982, Texas 2005.

Works

Membership

Member governing board Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation, 1981—1983. Chairman coordinator council National Court Organizations, 1982—1983. Arbitration and mediation rules committee Florida Supreme Court, 1988—1991.

Member Illinois Judicial Ethics committee, 1993—1997. Board governors Chicago Council Lawyers. Member of American Civil Liberties Union, American Bar Association (member house delegations since 2002, member joint commission evaluate model code judicial conduct 2003-2007, section dispute resolution 2000, chairman), Law and Society Association, American Law Institute.

Connections

Married Carol Miller, December 23, 1966. Children: David James, Michael Steven.

father:
James Joseph Alfini

mother:
Olga (Genish) Alfini

spouse:
Carol Miller

children:
David James Alfini

Michael Steven Alfini