Born: 1963
San Francisco, California

James Emanuel Boasberg

Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Thomas F. Hogan; Confirmed by the Senate on March 14, 2011, and received commission on March 17, 2011.


Yale College, B.A., 1985
Oxford University, M.St., 1986
Yale Law School, J.D., 1990

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Dorothy W. Nelson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1990-1991
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1991-1994
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1995-1996
Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Columbia, 1996-2002
Associate judge, District of Columbia Superior Court, 2002-2011