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John Weldon Harris

John Weldon Harris, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1966, United States District Ct (western district) Texas 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1977, United States Tax Court 1978, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals 1978, United States Court Military Appeals 1978, board certified family law: Texas Board legal Specialization 1975.

Background

  • Harris, John Weldon was born on January 21, 1939 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Woodson and Lydia (Wegner) Harris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Southwestern University, 1961. Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1966.

    Career

    • Associate W.G. Walley Junior, Beaumont, Texas, 1966-1967, McKool, McKool, Jones & Shoemaker, Dallas, 1968. Private practice Austin, since 1969. Legal counselor Greater South Austin Junior Football League, 1970-1977.

      Member selection and compensation and tenure State-Judge-State Bar Committee, Austin, 1982-1984. Member Supreme Court Texas Child Support Guidelines Advisory Committee, 1986-1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1966, United States District Ct (western district) Texas 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1977, United States Tax Court 1978, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals 1978, United States Court Military Appeals 1978, board certified family law: Texas Board legal Specialization 1975.

    Membership

    Community advisory committee Becker Elementary School, 2006—2007. Member of Travis County Family Advisers, Federalist Society, Texas Academy Family Law Specialists, Central Texas Estate Counsel (board director 1983-1984), Central Texas Family Law Council (chapter co-founder 1980), Travis County Bar Association (criminal law and procedure section 1971), Hunters and Chasers Society Greater McDade Texas (chapter founder), South Austin Civic Club, Austin Archery Club, Austin Woods and Waters Club, Lions.

    Connections

    • Children from a previous marriage: Cynthia Suzanne, Christyne Elizabeth. Married Donna Lollar Green, January 16, 1993.
    • father: Woodson Harris
    • mother: Lydia (Wegner) Harris
    • spouse: Donna Lollar Green
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    Born January 21, 1939
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