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Gary Knight

Gary Knight, American lawyer, writer, educator. Bar: California 1965.


  • Knight, Gary was born on December 8, 1939 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Son of Herbert S. and Iris (Crawford) Knight.

  • Education

    • Student, Westminster College, 1959. Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Stanford University, 1961. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1964.


    • Associate Nossaman, Thompson, Waters and Moss, Los Angeles, 1964-1968. Member faculty Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, 1968-1985, associate professor, 1971-1975, professor law, 1975-1985, Campanile professor marine resources law, 1971-1985. Owner Jonathan Public Company, since 1981.

      Advisory committee on law of sea National Security Council Inter-Agency Law of Sea Group, 1972-1981. Consultant Central Intelligence Agency, 1977-1985. Member Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 1981-1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1965.


    • Author: The Future of International Fisheries Management, 1975, Managing the Sea's Living Resources, 1977, The International Law of the Sea: Cases, Documents and Readings, 1991, Marine Fisheries Management Reporter, 1981-1994. Associate editor: Ocean Development and International Law: A Journal of Marine Affairs, 1972-1985.


    Trustee Wimberley Village Library. District, since 2005, president, since 2007. Board directors Wimberley Education Foundation, 2006—2010, president, 2007—2008.

    Member American Bar Association (committee on law of sea 1971-1980, committee marine resources 1967-1971), American Society International Law (board review and development 1975-1980, panel on law of sea 1972-1980), International Law Association (committee on law of sea 1974-1981), Law of Sea Institute (executive board 1975-1981), Order of Coif, Phi Alpha Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.


    • Married Rebecca Emelie Forrester, November 24, 1962. Children: Kevin Crawford, David Forrester, Jonathan Gary.
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    Born December 8, 1939
    • 1959
      Westminster College
    • 1961
      Stanford University
    • 1964
      Southern Methodist University
    • 1964 - 1968
      Associate, Nossaman
      Thompson, Ohio, United States
    • 1968 - 1985
      member, faculty Louisiana State University Law Center
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
    • 1981
      owner Jonathan Public Company
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