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Stewart Walter Gagnon

Stewart Walter Gagnon, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1974, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1975, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1975, United States Supreme Court 1976. Recipient Merit award, Boy Scouts American, 1982, Silver Beaver award, 1983, Dan R. Price Outstanding Contributions to Family Law in Texas award, 1994.

Background

  • Gagnon, Stewart Walter was born on January 29, 1949 in Beaumont, Texas, United States. Son of Stewart Paul and Helen Anne (Payne) Gagnon.

  • Education

    • Student, Trinity University, 1967—1969. Bachelor, University Houston, 1971. Juris Doctor, South Texas College Law, 1974.

    Career

    • Associate Fulbright & Jaworski, Houston, 1974—1983, participating associate, 1983—1987, partner, since 1987, head family law department. Member Supreme Court Commission on Child Support Guidelines. Lecturer Spring Branch Indiana School District, since 1976.

      Master/referee Harris County District Courts, Houston, since 1977. Member Houston Foundation Board Public Trust, 1982—1990. Member executive committee Texas State Democratic, 1984—1990.

      Member family and law council State Bar Texas, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1974, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1975, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1975, United States Supreme Court 1976.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Assistant scoutmaster troop 642 Boy Scouts American, Houston, since 1970, member board directors Sam Houston area council. Fellow: American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers. Member: Gulf Coast Legal Foundation (board directors, president 1991), Texas Academy Family Law Lawyers (vice president, president 1988), Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists Association (director, president since 1986), Texas Bar Association, Houston Bar Association (member district 4 admissions committee).

    Connections

    • Married Lynn Bass, July 29, 1972. Children: Ashley Lynn, Jason Stewart.
    • father: Stewart Paul Gagnon
    • mother: Helen Anne (Payne) Gagnon
    • spouse: Lynn Bass
    • children: Ashley Lynn Gagnon
    • Jason Stewart Gagnon
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