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Leroy Wilson

Leroy Wilson, American lawyer.

Background

  • Wilson, Leroy was born on June 16, 1939 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Son of Leroy and Mary Louise (Frazier) Wilson.

  • Education

    • Student, University Vienna, Austria, 1960. Bachelor of Science, Morehouse College, 1962. Master of Science, University California, Berkeley, 1965.

      Juris Doctor, University California, Berkeley, 1968.

    Career

    • Senior associate Howard, Hagood & Holland, 1972. Partner Hayes & Wilson, 1974. Attorney International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Armonk, New York, 1968-1974.

      Assistant division counsel Union Carbide, Danbury, Connecticut, 1974-1982. Sole practice White Plains, New York, since 1982. Of counsel Cooper, Liebowitz & Royster, 1989-1990, Wilson Jacobson, PC, since 2006.

      Member New York State Banking Board, New York City, 1983-1987. Referee Supreme Court State of New York, 1988-1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1969, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1982, United States Court International Trade 1984, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1985, United States Tax Court 1985, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1985, United States Court of Federal Claims.

    Membership

    Acting Surrogate's Court Westchester County, 1999. Member American Bar Association (general practice section, litigation section), New York State Bar Association (trusts and estates section, general practice section, trial lawyers section, chair committee on civil rights 1997-1900), National Bar Association (vice president 1983-1984, board governors 1984-1985), New York State Trial Lawyers Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Westchester Black Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Movies, travel, music, spectator sports.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Odum (divorced). 1 child, Andrea Lynette. Married Jane Marie Beaver, November 18, 1967 (deceased 2003).

      Children: Jason Garrett, Christopher Harlan. Married Maleta L.R. Mogwe, February 25, 2006.
    • father: Leroy Wilson
    • mother: Mary Louise (Frazier) Wilson
    • spouses: Helen Odum
    • Jane Marie Beaver
    • Maleta L.R. Mogwe
    • children: Andrea Lynette Wilson
    • Jason Garrett Wilson
    • Christopher Harlan Wilson
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