CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Dec. 21, 2001
College of Law confers degrees, Chief Magistrate Judge Jarvey delivers
IOWA CITY, Iowa--Chief United States Magistrate Judge John A. Jarvey will
deliver the commencement address on behalf of the University of Iowa College
of Law when the college confers juris doctorate degrees to 25 graduates at
10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 in the Levitt Auditorium of the Boyd Law Building.
A 9:30 a.m. coffee reception for the graduates, their families and Jarvey
will take place at the law building prior to the ceremonies.
Jarvey has served as a United States magistrate judge for the Northern District
of Iowa since 1987. His responsibilities include case management, alternative
dispute resolution, trials of federal civil cases and all pre-trial proceedings
in criminal cases.
He is president of Dean Mason Ladd American Inn of Court and is an adjunct
trial advocacy professor at the UI College of Law. Jarvey is a former trial
attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
The graduation ceremony is open to the public. Seats are not reserved and
tickets are not necessary for admission.