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Urban Alexander Lester

Urban Alexander Lester was American lawyer, educator. Bar: District of Columbia 1962. Recipient Robert E. Oliphant Service to National Institute Trial Advocacy award, 2003. Captain United States Air Force, 1954-1958. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Army-Navy Club.

Background

  • Lester, Urban Alexander was born on August 24, 1929 in Tennessee, United States. Son of Norbert John Canutus and Margaret Delia (Johnson) Lester.

  • Education

    • The Catholic University of America (Bachelor of Arts, 1954). Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law (Juris Doctor, 1959).

    Career

    • Worked at Alvord and Alvord. Admitted to the bar, 1962, District of Columbia and United States. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

      1964, United States. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. 1966, United States. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. 1968, United States. Tax Court.

      1969, United States. Supreme Court. 1970, United States. Claims Court. 1971, United States. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

      Assistant Editor, Catholic University of America Law Review, 1954-1955. Special Counsel: Federal Home Loan Bank, 1963-1969. State of Alaska, 1967-1968.

      Lecturer, 1972-1976 and Distinguished Lecturer, 1977—, Catholic University of America School of Law. Co-author: "Materials on Federal Civil Practice and Procedure," 2nd edition, Panzer and Lester, 1976, 3rd edition, 1979. 1980-1981 Supplement.

      "Government Litigation Cases and Materials," Lester, Noone and Panzer, 1981. Member: The District of Columbia Bar. Federal and American Bar Associations.

    Membership

    Captain United States Air Force, 1954-1958. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Army-Navy Club.

    Connections

    • Married Juliette Noone, November 16, 1968.
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    Died March 22, 2006
    (aged 76)