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David Edward Prewitt

David Edward Prewitt, American lawyer. Bar: Kentucky 1968, Florida 1970, Pennsylvania 1971, United States District Court (ea.dist.) Pennsylvania 1971, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1971; certified civil trial advisory National Board Trial Advocacy, 1983-1900; licensed helicopter and airplane pilot.

Background

  • Prewitt, David Edward was born on October 13, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Richard Hickman and Jean (Simpkins) Prewitt.

  • Education

    • AB, Dartmouth College, 1961. Juris Doctor, Duke University, 1968.

    Career

    • Trial attorney United States Department Justice, Washington, 1968-1969. Associate Mahoney, Hadlow, Chambers & Adams, Jacksonville, Florida, 1969-1970, White & Williams, Philadelphia, 1971-1976, partner, 1976-1979, Prewitt & Oplinger, Philadelphia, 1979-1980. President David E. Prewitt Associates, 1980-1988.

      Partner Korn, Kline & Kutner, 1988-1991. President David E. Prewitt Associates, 1991-1995. Partner Miller, Dunham & Doering, 1995-1999.

      Of counsel Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg, since 1999. Judge pro tempore Philadelphia Court Common Pleas, since 1995. Mediator United States District Court Eastern District, Pennsylvania, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Kentucky 1968, Florida 1970, Pennsylvania 1971, United States District Court (ea.dist.) Pennsylvania 1971, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1971. Certified civil trial advisory National Board Trial Advocacy, 1983-1900. Licensed helicopter and airplane pilot.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Committee of Seventy, 1977-1904, executive board, 2004-2006. Colonel United States Army Reserve, 1961-1993. Member Florida Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association (past chairman aeronautical and space law committee), Philadelphia Bar Association (past chairman aviation law committee, past chairman military affairs committee, past co-chairman state civil rules committee member, board governors 2009, co-chiar State Civil Section 2010), Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, Philadelphia Association Defense Counsel (executive committee since 1996, president 2004-2005), Military Order Foreign Wars (Commander 2005-2006), Pennsylvania Society Sons of Revolution, Lawyers Club Philadelphia (director since 2004), Merion Cricket Club (Haverford, Pennsylvania).

    Connections

    • Married Joan Rosella Taylor, June 16, 1939. Children: Mary-Alice Graham, Katherine Estill, Elizabeth Bowen.
    • father: Richard Hickman Prewitt
    • mother: Jean (Simpkins) Prewitt
    • spouse: Joan Rosella Taylor
    • children: Mary-Alice Graham Prewitt
    • Katherine Estill Prewitt
    • Elizabeth Bowen Prewitt
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