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James Knoll Gardner Financial Disclosure Report for 2008

James Knoll Gardner Financial Disclosure Report for 2008

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 
FOR THE 

EASTERN DISTRICT PENNSYLVANIA 
CHAMBERS EDWARD CAHN UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE 504 WEST HAMIL TON STREET, SUITE 4701
JAMES KNOLL GARDNER UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA 18101 

(610) 434-3457 
July 13, 2009 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office U.S. Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544 

Gentlemen: Part VII, Line 20, Column Page 10, change "Nuster Energy, L.P.-Cornrnon Stock" "Nustar Energy, L.P.-Cornrnon Stock". All the other Line entries (Sections and are unchanged. 
Thank you for your attention. 
JKG:ces 
Gardner, James Knoll 

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 
FOR THE 
EASTERN DISTRICT PENNSYLVANIA 

CHAMBERS EDWARD CAHN UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE 504 WEST HAMIL TON STREET, SUITE 4701
JAMES KNOLL GARDNER UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA 18101 
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Otrie Smith, Chair 	--i
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Judicial Conference the United States

Committee Financial Disclosure 
One Columbus Circle, N.E. 
Washington, 

D.C. 20544 
for Calendar Year 2007; 
Calendar Years 2002 through 2007 

Dear 	Mr. Smith: 
Otrie Smith, Chair Committee Financial Disclosure April 20, 2009 Page 
All the remaining boxes and (5) remain unchanged. 
Section VII., Line 76, page currently reads 

end value the asset was above the reporting threshold for each report period from the initial report for calendar year 2002 onward. The listing this asset was inadvertently omitted from each report for calendar year 2002 through 2006. When the oversight was discovered, the asset was reported for the first 
time  the  report  for  calendar  year  2007  the  format  indicated  
above.  
Accordingly,  another  purpose  this  letter  amend  

Line Number 
2006 

Each the above lines should read: 

Please also amend Section VII., Line the report for Calendar Year 2007, Column (2), Value Method, change the designation from "T" "U" not hesitate contact your require anything additional. 
Please 
Thank you for 

JKG:ces 

AOJO Government Act 1978 
Rw. 112008 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2008 US.C. app.  10/-l ll) Date Report Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Court Organization 
Gardner, James Knoll 	Eastern District 
07/09/2009 Reporting Period Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) 
magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) 
01/01/2008
Nomination, Date 
U.S. District Judge -Active
Initial Annual Final [{] 
12/31/2008 
Sb. Amended Report Chambers Office Address the basis the Information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, Is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. 
Edward Cahn U.S. Courthouse 
504 Hamilton Street, #4701 
Allentown, 18101 

Reviewing Officer 	Date 
IMPORT ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. PQSITI NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 

NAME Officer, Director 	Allentown Symphony Association 
Director 	Boys and Girls Club Allentown, Inc. 
Director 	Police Athetic League, Inc. 

,__, General Partner (passive investment Subchapter "S" Corporation) 116 share Rental Property 
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II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting Individual only; see pp. U-16 filing instructions.) 
r'I NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 2002 	State Employees Pension Fund; retirement pension for former judicial position, includes medical insurance and long-tenn care benefits, control 

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Gardner, James Knoll 
07/09/2009 

IIJ, N-JNVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individu11/ 11nd spouse; see pp. 7-14 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) Spouse's Non-Investment Income -/[you were m11rrled during 11ny portion the reporting ye11r, complete this section. (Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 2008 self-employed piano teacher 

JV. REIMBURSEMENTS -tr11nsportotlon, lodging, food, entertainment 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) The New York Intellectual March 28-29, 2008 New York City, 86th Annual Dinner Transportation, Food and Hotel Property Law Association (NYJPLA) GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing Instructions.) 
[Z] NONE (No reportable gifts.) 
SOURCE 

VJ. LJABJLJTJES, (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-JJ IJ/flling Instructions.) NONE (No reportable liabilities.) Johnson Capital 1/6 share Mortgage Rental Property #I, Torrence, California (Part VII, 
line 
Chase Card Services Credit Card (Visa) 

Name Penon Reporting 
Date Report 
Gardner, James Knoll 
07/0912009 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vaiue, transactions (Inctudes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing 1nstruct1ons.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Description Assets (including trust assets) Income during reporting period Gross value end reporting period Transactions during reporting period  
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  (I) Amount Code (A-H)  (2) Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  (I) Value Code (J-P)  (2) Value Method Code (Q-W)  (I) Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  (2) Date Month Day  (3) Value Code2 (J-P)  (4) Gain Code (A-H)  (5) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction) 
Rental Property #I, Torrence, California Rent 
(1997 $533,333) 
Time Share #I, Williamsburg, Virginia Rent 
(1999 $18,700) 	Sovereign Bank Accounts Interest 	IRA (Evergreen Foundation Fund Class Dividend 
Brokerage Account #I: 
CITIBANK South Dakota-Bank Interest 
Program Disney -Common Stock Dividend 
LMP* Appreciation Fund Class -Mutual Dividend Fund 
Calamos Convertible High Income Fund Dividend 
Closed End Fund 
10. 	
Wells Fargo Company -Common Stock Dividend 

11. 	
Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund Dividend Closed End Fund 

12. 	
Luzerne County Water Revenue Bond Interest 

13. 	
Microsoft Corporation -Common Stock Dividend Sold 8114 NIA 

14. 	
Safra National Bank -NY -Certificate Interest 411 NIA Deposit Full Call 

15. Group PLC -Common Stock Dividend Sold 117 NIA 

16. 	
Western Union -Common Stock None Sold 11118 NIA 

Eaton Vance Tax Eqty. Inc. Fd.-Closed End Dividend Fund 
*LMP Legg.Mason;artners Income Gain Codes: 1,000 less 1,00 -S2.500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 15,00 -$50,000  
(Sec Columns and D4) =S50,001 -SI00,000 =Sloo.001 -SI,000,000 =Sl,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More tha $5,000,000 Value Codes  J=$15,000orless =$15,001  $50,000 =$50,00 -SI00,000 =$100,00 -$250,000  
(See Columns and DJ) =S250,00 -$500,000 =$500,001 -SI ,000,000 =$1,000,001 -S5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -S25,000,000 =S25,000,00J -$50,000,000 =More than S50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value  V=Other =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, v111ue, trans11cdons r1nc111t1es those ofspo11Se and dependent children; see PP J4-6o filing instructions.> NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Description Assets (including trust assets) 
Income during reporting period  
Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
reporting period  

(I) 
(2) 
(I) 
Amount
Place "(X)" after each asset ... -,mm$, _J; 
Type (e.g., 
Value 
Value 
Type (e.g.. Date 
Gain
Value 
Identity 
Code div., rent, 
Method 
buy, sell, Month-
Code 
Code 
buyer/seller int.) 
Code3 
redemption) Day
(J-P) 
(if private 
(J-P) 
(A-H) 
transaction)
(Q-W) 
18. Legg Mason International Equity Trust -None Sold 1114 NIA Mutual Fund 
Unilever PLC -Common Stock None 	Sold 1114 NIA 
20. Nuster Energy L.P. -Common Stock 
Dividend Buy 1/14 NIA 
21. 	
The Private Bank and Trust Co. -Certificate Interest Buy 1114 NIA Deposit 

22. 	
Matured 7123 NIA 

23.  First Bank Puerto Rico -PR -Certificate Deposit  Interest  Buy  1114  NIA  
24.  Full Call  4118  NIA  

25. Group PLC ADR -USO -Mutual Fund None 	Buy NIA 
26. 	
Sold 9118 NIA 

27. Group PLC ADR -USO -Mutual Fund Dividend Buy 816 NIA 

28. 	
Carolina First Bank -SC -Certificate Interest Buy 9118 NIA Deposit 

30. 
Matured 10129 NIA 
BlackRock Global Allocation Fund -Mutual Interest Buy 
10115 NIA 
Fund 
31. Interest Buy 11114 NIA 

32. Buy 12115 NIA 

CITIBANK NA-NV *C* -Certificate  None  Buy  10114  NIA  
Deposit  
None  Buy  1114  NIA Income Gain Codes: 1,000 less 1,00 -$2,500 =$2,50t -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 (See Colwnns and D4) =S50,00 -SI 00,000 =SI00,001 -$1,000,000 1,000,00 -S5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes J=$15,000or less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -SI00,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(See Colwnns and 03) =$250,00t -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =SJ,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 
(See Column C2) =Book Value V=Other =Estimated ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---- 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, ''"nsacnons r1nctudes those spouse find dependent children; see PP 14-60 filing ins1ruc11ons.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets (including trust assets) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure 
Income during reporting period 
(I) Amount 
Code (A-H) 
(2) 
Type (e.g., 
div., rent, int.) 
Gross value end reporting period 
(I) Value Code 
(J-P) (2) Value Method Code 
(Q-W) 
(I) 
Type (e.g., 
buy, sell, 
redemption) 
Transactions during reporting period 

(2) Date Month-Day 
(3)  (4)  (5)  
Value  Gain  Identity  
Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
transaction)  

Compass Bank-AL -Certificate Deposit None Buy , l0/14 NIA 
TotalBank-FL -Certificate Deposit None Buy 1114 NIA 
37. Money Bank-UT -Certificate Deposit None Buy 11/4 NIA 
38. 	End Brokerage Account 
Brokerage Account (Custodial Account #I) redeemed 5120104 
40. 	
Brokerage Account (Custodial Account #2) redeemed 8128107 

41. 	
Brokerage Account #4: 

42. 	
General Electric Corporation -Common Dividend Stock 

Johnson Johnson -Common Stock Dividend 
44. 	
LMP* Appreciation Fund Class -Mutual Dividend Fund 

45. 	
LMP* Capital and Income Fund Class Dividend Mutual Fund 

46. 	
CITIBANK -Bank Deposit Program Interest 

End Brokerage Account 
48.  Tme Share #2, Williamsburg, Virginia $19,900)  Rent  
49.  IRA (CitiGroup Global Markets)  
50.  Legg Mason Special Investment Trust -Mut ual Fund  None  Sold  3112  NIA  

Royce Total Return Fund Consultant Dividend Mutual Fund 
*Legg Mason Partners 
Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =Sl.001 -$2.500 =$2,SOI -SS,000 (See Columns and 04) =SS0,00 -SI 00,000 =SI 00.00 1.000,000 =Sl,000,001 -SS,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,00I -SI 00,000 
(See Columns and 03) =$250,00 -$500,000 =$500,001 -Sl,000,000 =Sl,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$25,000,00 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Cod =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment 
(See Column C2) =Book Value V=Other W=Estimated =SS.001 -SI S,000 =SI S,00 -SS0,000 ll2 =More than $5.000,000 =s100,001 -mo,ooo =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =Cash Market 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouseand dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing 1nstructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
Transactions durireporting 
(I) 
(2) (I) 
(I) 
(2) 
Amount
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Type (e.g., Value div., rent, Code int.) (J-P) Code exempt from prior disclosure (A-H) 
Value Type (e.g., Method buy, sell, Code3 redemption)
(Q-W) 
Date 
Month Day 

Value Code (J-P) 
Gain Identity Code 
buyer/seller (A-H) 
(if private transaction)
(5) 
52. Van Kampen Equity Income Class Dividend Mutual Fund 
Putnam Mid Cap Value Fund Class C-c Dividend Sold 3112 NIA 
Mutual Fund 	(part) 
54. 	None Sold 3/14 NIA 
American Funds-Growth Fund America Dividend Class -Mutual Fund 
56. Legg Mason Value Trust -Mutual Fund None 	Sold 3112 NIA 
American Balanced Fund Income Class Dividend Mutual Fund 
58. 	
Legg Mason Opportunity Trust -Mutual None Sold 3112 NIA 
Fund 

59. 	
Oppenheimer Developing Markets Fund Dividend 
Class -Mutual Fund 

60. 	
Lincoln National Life Insurance -None 
Annuity 

61. 	
Zebra Technologies Corporation Class -None Sold 3/12 NIA 
Common Stock 

62. 	
AF* -Capital World Growth Income Dividend 
Fund Class C-Mut. Fund 

63. 
Lord Abbett America's Value Fund Class Dividend 
Mutual Fund 

64. 	
Government National Mortgage Association Interest 
Class -Bond 

65. 	
CITIBANK -Bank Deposit Program Merged 3/31 NIA 

(Y) -See Part VIII 	(with line 66)
66. 	
CITIBANK South Dakota -Bank Interest 
Deposit Program 

67. 	
Cisco Systems Inc. -Common Stock None Buy 3/14 NIA 

68. 	
Manitowoc Co., Inc. -Common Stock Dividend Buy 3/13 NIA 

*AF Arrerican Funds Inco Gain Codes: =Sl,000 less =S1,00 -SZ,500 =SZ,50 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 E=Sl5,00l -S50,000 ---t 
(See Columns and D4) =S50,00I -$100,000 =SI00,001 -SI ,000,000 =Sl,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =Sl5,00I -$50,000 =$50,00I  00,000 =$I 00,00  $250,000 
(See Columns and 03) =$250,00  SS00,000 =$500,00 ,000,000 =Sl,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 
(See Column CZ) V=Other =Estimated =Book Value 
------------------------- ____________ 

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Gardner, James, Knoll 
0710912009 NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate partofReporL) Part VII, Line 65: Previously, CITIBANK Bank Deposit Program was reported "rith parenthetical "(Y)" (as reported Part VII, Line the 2007
 
requirements. {That is, 2007 this asset had value less than $1,000 December 31, and earned less than $200 interest.) the within 2008 Financial 
because once again the asset 2008 never had value $1,000 more and earned less than $200 interest. March 2008 this asset ceased exist because 
merged into CITIBANK South Dakota -Bank Deposit Program which was reported qualifying asset with value greater than $1,000 both December 
31, 2007 and December 31, 2008, and which earned more than $200 interest 2007, but less than $200 interest 2008 (as reported Part VII, Line the 

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. 

NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFI AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544