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Richard Emery Verville

Richard Emery Verville, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1965, Washington 1973. Recipient Distinguished Service award, Department of Health, 1972, Association Rehabilitation Research Centers, 1979, Gold Key award, American Congress Rehabilitation Medicine, 1979, Distinguished Public Service award, American Academy Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1987, Charles Best medal, American Diabetes Association, 1988.


  • Verville, Richard Emery was born on March 21, 1939 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Richard Laurier and Ruth Eames (Emery) Verville.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Williams College, 1961. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1964.


    • Associate Palmer & Dodge, Boston, 1964—1969. Assistant to secretary Department of Health, 1970—1971, deputy assistant secretary, 1971—1972. Partner White Fine & Verville, Washington, since 1973, Fine & Ambrogne, Boston, since 1973.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1965, Washington 1973.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member diabetes trial policy advisory committee National Institutes of Health. Board directors Coalition Health Funding. Member National Urban Coalition Advisory Council.

    Member of American Bar Association (chairman health education committee), National Health Lawyers Association, Boston Bar Association, Federal Bar Association.


    • Married Marcia McCord, October 23, 1982. 1 child Alexandria Laurier.
    • father: Richard Laurier Verville
    • mother: Ruth Eames (Emery) Verville
    • spouse: Marcia McCord
    • child: Alexandria Laurier Verville
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