Senior Judge James Gardner Colins

Term

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Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1971
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1968

Military Experience

  • Captain, Infantry, U.S. Army Reserve

Professional Experience

  • Judge, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, 1984-2008; 2012-present
  • Member and Shareholder, Cozen O’Connor, 2008-12
  • President Judge, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, first term, 1994-99; second term, 2002-06
  • Chairman, Pennsylvania Judicial Conduct Board, 1999-2001
  • Pennsylvania Judicial Conduct Board, 1997-2001
  • Judge, Municipal Court of Philadelphia, 1980-83
  • Private Practice; Labor Arbitrator, 1975-80
  • Assistant District Attorney, Philadelphia County, 1971-75

Memberships and Associations

  • Judge, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, 1984-2008; 2012-present
  • Member and Shareholder, Cozen O’Connor, 2008-12
  • President Judge, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, first term, 1994-99; second term, 2002-06
  • Chairman, Pennsylvania Judicial Conduct Board, 1999-2001
  • Pennsylvania Judicial Conduct Board, 1997-2001
  • Judge, Municipal Court of Philadelphia, 1980-83
  • Private Practice; Labor Arbitrator, 1975-80
  • Assistant District Attorney, Philadelphia County, 1971-75