First Name: James
Middle Name: Donald
Last Name: Peterson
Judge Identification Number: 3532
Date of Birth: 1957
Race or Ethnicity: White
Assistant professor, Department of Film, Television and Theatre, University of Notre Dame, 1986-1993
Lecturer, Department of Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1994-1995
Law clerk, Hon. David G. Deininger, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, 1998-1999
Private practice, Madison, Wisconsin, 1999-2014
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, November 7, 2013; no Senate vote
Name of School: University of Wisconsin
Degree year: 1979
Name of School - Second: University of Wisconsin
Degree - Second: M.A.
Degree year - Second: 1984
Name of School - Third: University of Wisconsin
Degree - Third: Ph.D.
Degree year - Third: 1986
Name of School - Fourth: University of Wisconsin Law School
Degree - Fourth: J.D.
Degree year - Fourth: 1998