First Name: James
Middle Name: E.
Last Name: Gritzner
Judge Identification Number: 2920
Date of Birth: 1947
Race or Ethnicity: White
Assistant, U.S. Magistrate Ronald Longstaff, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 1977-1979
Private practice, 1979-2002
Member, Iowa Board of Parole, 1980-1982
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, July 10, 2001; no Senate vote
Name of School: Dakota Wesleyan University
Degree year: 1969
Name of School - Second: University of Northern Iowa
Degree - Second: M.A.
Degree year - Second: 1974
Name of School - Third: Drake University Law School
Degree - Third: J.D.
Degree year - Third: 1979
Court Name: U. S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
President Name: George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: Republican
Commission Date: 02/19/2002
Retirement from Active Service: 03/01/2015