James Tyne Moody
James Tyne Moody (born 1938) is a United States federal judge.
Born in LaCenter, Kentucky, Moody received an A.B. from Indiana University in 1960 and an LL.B. from Indiana University School of Law in 1963. He was in private practice in Hobart, Indiana from 1964 to 1972. He was a City attorney of Hobart and Lake Station, Indiana from 1964 to 1973, and then of East Gary, Indiana from 1966 to 1970. He was a superior court judge for Lake County, Indiana from 1972 to 1979, when he became a United States Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, a position he held until 1982. He was also a member of the faculty of Business Law, Indiana University from 1977 to 1980.
On December 4, 1981, Moody was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana vacated by Jesse E. Eschbach. Moody was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 8, 1982, and received his commission the following day. He assumed senior status on June 17, 2003.