Judge James G. Carr



James M. Ashley and Thomas W.L. Ashley U.S. Courthouse

1716 Spielbusch Avenue, Room 403

Toledo, Ohio 43604-1363

Phone: (419) 213-5555

Fax: (419) 213-5563


James M. Ashley and Thomas W.L. Ashley US Courthouse


Chambers Staff:

Trisha Krewson, Law Clerk

Michael Blankenheim, Law Clerk

DeAnna Cox, Courtroom Deputy Clerk

Phone: (419) 213-5565

Email: JudgeCarr_Chambers@ohnd.uscourts.gov



Biographical Information

Federal Judicial Service:

U. S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1994 to a seat vacated by Richard B. McQuade, Jr.

Confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1994, and received commission on May 9, 1994.

Chief Judge from December 21, 2004 - June 1, 2010.

Assumed senior status on June 1, 2010.



Kenyon College, B.A., 1962

Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1966


Professional Career:

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1966-1968

Staff attorney, Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation, Illinois, 1968-1970

Adjunct professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1969

Adjunct professor, Loyola University, Chicago, School of Law, 1970

Professor, University of Toledo College of Law, 1970-1979

Assistant prosecutor, Lucas County Prosecutor's Office, Ohio, 1972-1973

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 1979-1994

U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Washington, DC 2002 - 2008