History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Giles, James Tyrone
Born 1943 in Charlottesville, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on October 11, 1979, to a seat vacated by Herbert A. Fogel. Confirmed by the Senate on November 26, 1979, and received commission on November 27, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1999-2005. Assumed senior status on February 11, 2008. Service terminated on October 3, 2008, due to retirement.

Education:
Amherst College, B.A., 1964
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1967

Professional Career:
Clerk, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1967
Field attorney, National Labor Relations Board, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1967-1968
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1968-1979, 2008-

 

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