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James B. Zagel – 2009

James B. Zagel – 2009

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AOJO Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112010 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2009 U.S Copp  101-1 JI) Person Reporting (lasl name, first, middle in111al) Zagel, James Court Organization U.S District Court No. 111. Date Report 64/2010 Title (Article 111 judges md1ca1c acuve ::.emor stdlWt, mag1stralejudgcs indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Judge, Active Sa. Report T)pe {check appropriate type) Nommauon, Date lmual [Z] Annual Final Reporting Period Ol/Ol/2009 123112009 
5b. Amended Rcpon Chambers Office Address Dearborn Room 2588 Chicago, 60604 the basis the mformation contained this Report and lln.) modifications pertaining thereto, is, opimon, compliance ith applicable laM and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date 
NOTES: The ins/ructions ucLompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking rhe NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sig11 last page. POS ITI NS. (Reporting mdwldual only; >ce pp. 9-13 filing instrucllons.) NONE (No reportable positions.) Trustee 
[Z] NONE (No reportable agreements.) II. 0N-J NVESTMENT IVIE. (Reporting mdivuiual and spo11se; see pp. 17-U filing instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
(yours, not spouses) 
1/1-12/31 Foundauon Press Book Royalties $2,978 
Zagel, James 1/1-12/31 Talent Services -Actors Royalties $298.00 Spouses Non-Investment Income -If you >Vere married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. (Dollar amount not reqwred except for honorana) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) SOURCE AND TYPE 111-12/31 Grant Thornton -Partnership Income 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -iransportation, lodging,/ood, entertainment 
(Includes 1hose spouse and dependen1 c>uldren, see 25-27 offiling mtruc110ns) 
[Z] NONE (No reportable reimbursements) 
Zagel, James GIFTS. (Includes thoseto spouse and dependent children; see pp. 18-Jl 1>f ftllng instructions.) 
[ZJ NONE (No reportable gifls.) 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent chddren; >ee pp. J]-33 offilmg instructions.) 
[ZJ NONE (No reportable liabzlities.) 
Zagel, James 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vat11e, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 flt1ng instructions.> NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Descnpl1on Assets Income dunng 
Transactions dunng reporting penod 
Gross value end 
(rncludmg trust assets) reporting period reporting penod (I) 
Place (X) after each asset Amounl 
Type (e.g., 
(2) Value 
(3) (4) 
Type (e.g., 
div. rent, 
buy, sell, 
exempt from pnor disclosure 
redempuon) int.) (J-P) 
buyer/seller (1fpnvatc transaction) NY. Pohcy Value D1v1dend Northern Trust Accts Dividend Farm Land Washington/Clinton Counties Ill Rent Grant Thornton (k) Interest Northwestern Mut. Life Ins. Policy Dividend New York Life Ins. Pol. D1v1dend Country Cos. Life Pol Dividend Transamcr. Life Pol Val. None Transamer Life Pol Val None Prudential Life Ins. D1v1dend 
II. Metropolitan Life Ins. D1v1dend 
12. Equitable Life (Now AXA Equnable Dividend 
13. Royal Bank Canada (RBC) Interest fNG Life Policy DIVidend RBC Interest 
16. TEMFX D1smbu11on TEMFX Distri bu11 Income o;,-Cdc 
(See Columns and 04) Value Codes (See Column Wld 03) Value Method Codes 
(St.c Column (2) 
L---------- =$I ,000 lcs Sl0,001 -SI00,000 $15,000 S2l0,00I -Sl00,000 S2l,000,00I  Sl0,000,000 Appraisal =-Uooll. Value =$1,001  $2,500 =$100.001  Sl,000,000 =$15,001  $50,000 =$500,001  Sl,000,000 :::Cost (Real fatah: Only) -Other =$2,501  $l,OOO =$1,000,001  Sl,000.000 =S50,00I  $100,000 =$1,000.001. Sl,000,000 =More tban $50,000.000 =Assessment Estunated =$5,001  l,000 =$15,001  $50,000 =More than $5,000.000 =SI00,001 $250,000 =$5,000,001 -S25,000,000 
T=Casb Market 
Zagel, James 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, vatue, transactions (lncluda those spouse and depende111 children; see PP 14-60 filing 1m1rucllflnome are name. have not designated which are assets, but hst them separately because they are mdiv1dual ldings which might sold lime Vanous investment accounts held Bear Steams were, durmg the calendar year 2008, transferred RBCs (Royal Bank Canada) Wealth Management fac 1ty Chicago have deleted last years reference Bear Steams and now hsl lhe assets solely under Royal Bank Canada (RBC) Accordmgly, the mdlldual investments are listed under the headmg Bear Stearns/RBC. The transition investments occurred over some weeks These are non-discretionary accounts previous years, the Union League Club was hsted under Gifts. Based upon further mforrnation, and upon the opmion the Commmee Codes 
Conduct, the monthly fees paid Judges are equal fees paid younger members, clergy and military. The fee-s exceed the overhead costs the club, and the 
privileges accorded are Jess than those accorded regular members. the opmion the Committee Codes Conduct, 1h1s fee class1ficiat1on does not consmu1e gift under the Ethics Go,emmem Act 
The Bea Steams Account hsted last year Section VII, lme ha. 
did not specify rhio line 72, but Section VIII, did state that all Bear Steams accounts were transferred RBC. March this year, tv.o separate accounts were merged which accounts for the mcrease value reported this year for the account listed Section Vll, lme 13. 
The new entry, FIP Partners, LLC, should have been reported last year half interest condomnmm owned The purchac pnce was $186,000 The condominium rental property The only act1v1ty thus far has been furnish the apartment and prepare for 
Maple Publishmg, Section VII, hnc 36, was small, mmorny mvcstmenl made his attorney around the time of;-:1 death 1995. February 2000, the interest was extinguished the majority rnterest smce the intended purpose the was achieved The lead trustee