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James B. Zagel – 2011

James B. Zagel – 2011

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Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112012 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2011 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Zagel, James Court Organization U.S. District Court No. Ill. Date Report 0610712012 Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Judge, Active Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial [{_] Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 0110112011 1213112011 
 
7. Chambers Office Address 
219 Dearborn 
Room 2588 
Chicago, 60604 
 
IMPORT ANT TES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Insert signature last page. POSJTJ ONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) 	NONE (No reportable positions.) POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Trustee 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) [ZI NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
 
PARTIES AND TERMS 
 
 
 
Date Report 
Zagel, James 
06/07/2012 
III. N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individ11af and spo11se; see pp. 17-24 
 
ins/ructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours, not spouses) 1/11-12/31 Foundation Press-Book royalties $1,850.00 1111-12/31 Talent Services -Actors Royalties $55.00 Spouses Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE 1/11-12/31 Grant Thornton -Partnership and Consulting Income 8/1-12/31 American Arbitration Association -Arbitrators fees 8/1-12/31 Fairfax Ltd. -Directors fees 
 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, en/erlainmeni 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 o.ffiling instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
 
Fairfax 
 
 
Date Report 
Zagel, James 
06/07/2012 IFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 
 
instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) 
SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 
 
 
VJ, LIABILITIES, (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 
 
 
 
Date Report 
Zagel, James 
06/07/2012 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, va111e, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(2) 
(2) (I) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (ifprivate 
 
transaction) M.O.N.Y. Policy Value Dividend Northern Trust Accts. Dividend Farm Land Washington/Clinton Counties Ill. Rent Grant Thornton 40lk Interest Northwestern Mut. Life Ins. Policy Dividend New York Life Ins. Pol. Dividend Country Cos. Life Pol. Dividend Transamer. Life Pol. Val. None Expired Transamer. Life Pol. Val. None 
10. Prudential Life Ins. Dividend 
11. Metropolitan Life Ins. Dividend 
12. Equitable Life (Now AXA Equitable) Dividend 
13. Royal Bank Canada (RBC) Interest 
14. ING Life Policy Dividend 
15. RBC Interest 
16. TEMFX Distribution 
17. TEMFX Distribution Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50.000 
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 Ill =$1.000,001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000,000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1,000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000,000 Value Method Codes =Apprnisal :==Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
Date Report 
Zagel, James 
06/07/2012 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, va111e, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent c1ti1dren; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including tmst assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(I) (2) (2) (3) (4) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code2 Method buy, seJI, mm/dd/yy Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code3 redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$)5,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 (Sec Columns nnd 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 =$1,000,001 -$5.000,000 =More than $5,000.000 Value Codes 5.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100.001 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500.000 =$500,00 -$1.000.000 =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 =$5.000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50,000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market (Sec Column C2) V==Othcr =Hook Value =Estimated 
 
Date Report 
Zagel, James 
06/07/2012 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing 
instructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(I) (2) (3) 
Place (X) after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain 
Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Cod Method buy, sell, Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) Code3 redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
tran.saction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001. $2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 
(Sec Colunrns and 04) =$50.001  $100,000 =$100.001 -$1,000,000 =$1.000,001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000,000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,001 -$50.000 =$50,001 I00.000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(Sec Colurnns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000.001 -$5 ,000 ,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50,000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
{Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other W=Estimatcd 
 
 
Date Report 
Zagel, James 
06/07/2012 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(2) (3) (4) 
Place (X) after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code 
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) Code3 redemption) 
private transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less 41.001 -$2.500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50.000 
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100,000 =$I 00.00 -$1.000.000 =$1,000,001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50,000 =$50,00I -$I 00,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1,000.000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000.001 -$50.000,000 =More than $50,000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Olhcr W=Estimated 
 
 
Date ({eport 
Zagel, James 
06/07/2012 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent c1tildren; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) ncome Gain Codes: =$1,000 less (Sec Columns 04) =$50.001 -$100,000 	Value Codes =$15,000 less (Sec Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal (Sec Column C2) =Book Value 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Zagel, James 
06/07/2012 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicatepartofreport.) participate the Federal Thrift Savings Plan, but understanding that this asset need not listed. 
All individual assets held brokerage accounts are individually disclosed report. 
The double listing certain investments because some are name. have not designated which are assets, but list them separately because they are individual holdings which might sold separately future time. previous years, the Union League Club was listed under Gifts. Based upon further information, and upon the opinion the Committee Codes Conduct, the monthly fees paid judges are equal fees paid younger members, clergy and military. The fees exceed the overhead costs the club, and the privileges accorded are less than those accorded regular members. the opinion the Committee Codes Conduct, this fee classification does not constitute gift under the Ethics Government Act. 
FIP Partners, LLC was purchased 5/1/08 for $186,000. 
 
There possibility that list some small number low value assets that longer own (as some prior notes explain). practice not delis! assets until have documentation that longer own it; better over-inclusive. TOIX income fund which routinely reinvested every month and treated here continuation the original investment. reinvestment not made, 
then the asset will reported sold. the amount invested increased, the new funds will reported separate purchase. the amount invested 
served director Fairfax Ltd., insurer domiciled the Isle Guernsey. 
Grant Thornton reimbursed. expenses. After. ceased partnership,. retained. position director Fairfax Ltd. this capacity,. received 
director fees from Fiarfax, which also reimbursed. travel and lodging expenses for attendance the twice yearly meetings the Isle Guernsey (III and 
IV). 
 
 
Date Report 
Zagel, James 
06/07/2012 
 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
 
Signature: Jam Zagel 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544