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James Paul Costello, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1978, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1978; admited, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit), 1989. Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Illinois Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (amicus curiae committee since 1981), Chicago Bar Association (judicial evaluation committee).

Background

Costello, James Paul was born on November 12, 1953 in Elgin, Illinois, United States. Son of John Desmond and Helena (Brennan) Costello.

Education

Bachelor, University Illinois, 1975. Juris Doctor, DePaul University, 1978.

Career

Associate J. Thomas Demos & Associates, Chicago, 1978—1983. Partner Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy Ltd. (formerly James Paul Costello Ltd.), since 1983.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1978, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1978. Admited, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit), 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: Law Enforcement Legal Defense Manual, 1977-1978. Editor: Jail Law Bulletin, Police Plaintiff, Law Enforcement Employment Digest, 1977-1978.

Membership

Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Illinois Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (amicus curiae committee since 1981), Chicago Bar Association (judicial evaluation committee).

Connections

Married Kathryn Charlotte Schafer, June 16, 1979. Children: James Albert, Robert Francis, Paul Desmond, Philip Schafer Costello.

father:
John Desmond Costello

mother:
Helena (Brennan) Costello

spouse:
Kathryn Charlotte Schafer

children:
James Albert Costello

Robert Francis Costello

Paul Desmond Costello

Philip Schafer Costello