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William Joseph Linkous

William Joseph Linkous, American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1956, Georgia 1957.

Background

  • Linkous, William Joseph was born on July 17, 1929 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Son of William Joseph and Mary Virginia (Lester) Linkous.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia, 1951. Master of Arts in Economics, University Virginia, 1954. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1956.

    Career

    • Associate Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, Atlanta, 1956-1962, partner, 1962—1979, 1985—2008, managing partner Atlanta, 1979-1985. Of counsel Bryan Cave LLP, since 2009.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1956, Georgia 1957.

    Membership

    Trustee Holy Innocents Episcopal School, Atlanta, 1974-1980, Roanoke College, 1980-1995, emeritus since 1995. Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel, American Bar Foundation. Member State Bar Georgia (past chairman fiduciary section, chairman Georgia trust code revision committee 1988-1991, 2003-2008, chairman Georgia probate code revision committee 1991-1997, chairman Georgia guardianship code revision com.1997-2003), Virginia State Bar, American Law Institute, Atlanta Estate Planning Council (president 1983-1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Anita Marie Stedronsky, October 15, 1960. Children: William Joseph III, Brian Keith.
    • father: William Joseph Linkous
    • mother: Mary Virginia (Lester) Linkous
    • spouse: Anita Marie Stedronsky
    • children: William Joseph III Linkous
    • Brian Keith Linkous
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