Rogan, James. Rough Edges: My Unlikely Road from Welfare to Washington. New York: Harper Collins/Regan Books, 2004.
ROGAN, James E., a Representative from California; born in San Francisco, San Francisco County, Calif., August 21, 1957; A.A., Chabot Community College, Livermore, Calif., 1977; B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1979; J.D., University of California Law School, Los Angeles, Calif., 1983; lawyer, private practice; adjunct law professor; deputy district attorney Los Angeles County, Calif., 1985-1990; municipal court judge, Glendale, Calif., 1990-1994; member of the California state assembly, 1994-1996; majority leader, California state assembly, 1996; delegate to the Republican National Convention, 1996; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and One Hundred Sixth Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2001); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1998 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against President William Clinton; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress in 2000; Undersecretary of Commerce and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2001-2004; judge, superior court of California, 2006 to present.[ Top ]