Skip to content

Judicial Watch • James B. Zagel – 2012

James B. Zagel – 2012

James B. Zagel – 2012

Page 1: James B. Zagel – 2012

Category:Federal Judges

Number of Pages:10

Date Created:January 3, 2014

Date Uploaded to the Library:May 22, 2014

Tags:Thornton, James B Zagel, grant, 2012, Gross, Market, assets, INVESTMENTS, spouse, transactions, TRUSTS, Codes, dividend, reportable, reporting, report, Federal Judge, income, Judge


File Scanned for Malware

Donate now to keep these documents public!

  • demand_answers

See Generated Text   ˅

Autogenerated text from PDF

Governmenl Ac/ f/978
Rev. 112013 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 U.S.C. app. JOJ.J Person Reporting (last name, first, rriiddle initial) Zagel, James Court Organization U.S. District Court No. Ill. Date Report 04/22/2013 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 01/01/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address 
219 Dearborn 
Room 2588 
Chicago, 60604 

IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. POSITI NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 

III. NON-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income  NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  

 SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME  
(yours, not spouse's) 1/11-12/31  Foundation Press-Book royalties  $869.00 1/11-12/31 Talent Services -Actor's Royalties  $86.00 Spouse's 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 Retirement and Consulting Income 3/1-12/31  American Arbitration Association -Arbitrator's fees 8/1-12/31  Fairfax Ltd. -Director's fees  

IV. 
REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. 
GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.)  Grant Thornton  March and September  Isle Guernsey  Fairfax Ltd. Biannual  Travel and lodging  
Board meeting  

[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) 
SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 

instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions (lnc/11des those spouse and dependent c/rildren; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trnst assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (2) (2) (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,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  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 04) 450.001 -$100.000 100,001 J.000.000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5.000,000 lue Codes  J=$15.000 less  K=$15.001 -$50.000  L$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000  0=$500,001 J.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 ly) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 offiting ins1r11ctions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions dming reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  

(I) (2) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code
exempt from prior disclosure (A-H) int.) 
(J-P) Code redemption) (A-H) 
18.  Dividend  
19. SAG Pension Plan  Interest  
20.  Dividend  
21.  Dividend  
22. Teck Cominco Ltd./TCK  Dividend  
23. Teck Cominco Ltd./TCK  Dividend  
24. Encana -ECA (formerly PCX)  Dividend  
25. Encana -ECA (formerly PCX)  Dividend  
26. Cenovius  Dividend  
27. Cenovius  Dividend  
28. Dell  None  
29. Limited Partners  None  Expired  04/13112  
30. CONTINGENT BENEFICIARY 'TRUST  
31. Assets Trust: Total value all assets listed  Closed  02/01/12  
32. estimated share 11%  Closed  02/01112  
33. Bank Accounts: Harris Trust Chk./Int.  Closed  02/01112  
34. End Trust Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less  B=$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5.000 =$5,001 -$15.000 =$15,00 $50.000  
(See Columns and 04)  F=$50,001 -$100,000 =$1 00, 001 -$1,000,000 =$1. 000.001 -$5, 000. 000  112 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less  K=$15,00I -$50,000  L=$50,00 00.000 =$100.001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and 03)  N=$250.001 -$500.000  0=$500,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000.001 -$5,000.000  1'2 =$5.000. 001 -$25.000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000.000  1'4 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions nc111des 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  ofreporting period 
Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5.000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$t 5.001 -$50,000 (Sec Columns and 04) F=$50,001 -$100.000 =$100,001 -$1.000.000 Ill=$1.000.001 -$5,000,000 112 =More than $5.000,000 
Value Codes J=$15,000 less K=$15,001 -$50.000 L=$50,00 -$100.000 =$100.001  $250.000 

(See Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500.000 0=$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000.000 1'2 =$5,000,001 -$25,000.000 =$25,000.00
$50.000,000 =More than $50.000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) 	T=Cash Market Value Method Codes =AssessmentQ =Appraisal 

(Sec Column C2) =Other =Book Value =Estimated 
instructions.)
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, va111e, transactions r1nc111des t1tose spouse and dependent c1tildren; see PP 34-60 filing NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  

(I) (2) (I) (I) 
(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,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private Income Gain Codes: .000 less 41,001 -$2,500  c$2,501 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and  f$50.001 -$100,000 =$!00,001 -$1.000.000  HI=$1.000.001 -$5.000,000 More than $5,000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 less  K$15,001 -$50,000  L$50,00l -$100.000 =$!00.001 -$250.000  
(See Columns and 03) 4250.001 -$500.000  0$500,001 -$1.000,000 $1.000,001  $5,000 .000  1'2 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000  
P3$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  VOthcr  W=Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, 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) 
(I) 
(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,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (ifprivate  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

69. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney -Asset  Open  12/24/12  
70.  
71.  
72.  
73.  
74.  
75.  
76.  
77.  
78.  
79.  
80.  
81. Income Gain Codes:  A=$1, 000or less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5.000  D=$5.00l -$15.000 =$15 .001 -$50,000  
(Sec Columns and D4)  F=$50,001 -$100.000 4100.001 -$1.009.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5. 000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 less  K=$15 ,001 -$50.000  L=$50.00I -$I 00. 000  M=$ !00.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and D3)  N=$250,00 -$5 00.000  0=$5 00.001 -$1 .000.000 =$1. 000.001 -$5.000.000  1'2 =$5. 000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.00  $50,000.000 =More than 0.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only)  S=Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicale part ofreport.) 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. 
There possibility that list some small number low value assets that longer own (as some prior notes explain). practice not delist assets until have documentation that longer own it; better over-inclusive. 

(III, B.l). partner Grant Fairfax Ltd., insurer domiciled the lsleofGuemsey. 
Grant Thornton reimbursed her expenses. After she ceased partnership, she retained her position director Fairfax Ltd. this capacity, she received 
director fees from Fiarfax, and Grant Thornton continued reimburs