First Name: James
Middle Name: L.
Last Name: Dennis
Judge Identification Number: 605
Date of Birth: 1936
Race or Ethnicity: White
U.S. Army, 1955-1957
Private practice, Monroe, Louisiana, 1962-1972
State representative, Louisiana, 1968-1972
Judge, Louisiana District Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1972-1974
Judge, Louisiana Court of Appeal, Second Judicial Circuit, 1974-1975
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Louisiana, 1975-1995
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, June 8, 1994; no Senate vote
Name of School: Louisiana Tech University
Degree year: 1959
Name of School - Second: Louisiana State University Law School
Degree - Second: J.D.
Degree year - Second: 1962
Name of School - Third: University of Virginia School of Law
Degree - Third: LL.M.
Degree year - Third: 1984