James M. Rosenbaum

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James Michael Rosenbaum
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
In office
October 26, 2009 – August 25, 2010
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
In office
2001–2008
Preceded byPaul A. Magnuson
Succeeded byMichael J. Davis
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
In office
July 18, 1985 – October 26, 2009
Appointed byRonald Reagan
Preceded bySeat established by 98 Stat. 333
Succeeded bySusan Richard Nelson
Personal details
Born
James Michael Rosenbaum

1944 (age 73–74)
Fort Snelling, Minnesota
EducationUniversity of Minnesota (B.A.)
University of Minnesota Law School (J.D.)

James Michael Rosenbaum (born 1944) is an American lawyer and former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. He is currently an arbitrator and mediator in private practice.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Fort Snelling, Minnesota, Rosenbaum received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota in 1966. He received a Juris Doctor from University of Minnesota Law School in 1969. He was an attorney for VISTA in Chicago, Illinois from 1969 to 1970. He was a staff attorney of the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities in Chicago from 1970 to 1972. He was in private practice of law in Minneapolis, Minnesota from 1973 to 1981. He was the United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota from 1981 to 1985.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Rosenbaum was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on June 14, 1985, to the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 16, 1985, and received commission on July 18, 1985. He served as Chief Judge from 2001 to 2008. He assumed senior status on October 26, 2009. His service terminated on August 25, 2010, due to retirement.[1]

Post judicial service[edit]

After his retirement from the federal bench, Rosenbaum joined JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, at its resolution center in Minnesota. Rosenbaum specializes as a mediator, arbitrator and discovery master in Minnesota and throughout the country. He manages disputes ranging from intellectual property and patent matters, complex and class action litigation, domestic and international, securities, civil rights, environmental and employment.[2]

Personal[edit]

His wife, Marilyn B. Rosenbaum (b. 1944), is also a judge in Hennepin County District Court.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rosenbaum, James Michael - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.
  2. ^ "James Rosenbaum, JAMS Mediator and Arbitrator". www.jamsadr.com.
  3. ^ Judge Marilyn B. Rosenbaum, Hennepin County Bar Association, accessed January 5, 2012.
  4. ^ GENERATIONS Campaign Reception, Perspectives, Fall 2011, accessed January 5, 2012, see also Alumni Report, 2008 - 2009.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 98 Stat. 333
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
1985–2009
Succeeded by
Susan Richard Nelson
Preceded by
Paul A. Magnuson
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
2001–2008
Succeeded by
Michael J. Davis