Artist James Boice Hevener (1927 – 2003) was a self-employed artist. After his service in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, he became creative director of advertising with the William Esty Company in New York. Later he moved to Highland County, Virginia, to pursue his interest in art and music.
U.S. Air Force, 1951-1953
Private practice, Roanoke, Virginia, 1955-1956
Private practice, Charleston, West Virginia, 1956-1961
Legal assistant, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, D.C., 1958-1959
Private practice, Norfolk, Virginia, 1961-1962
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1962-1969
Associate deputy U.S. attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1969-1970
Associate judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 1970-1985
University of Virginia Law School, Charlottesville, Va.
Papers, 1971-1997. Restricted; collection includes judicial case files, speeches, professional writings, and material relating to membership on various boards and commissions in municipal and state government.