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Richard Austin Mitchell

Richard Austin Mitchell, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1975, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1975, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1975, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1980.

Background

  • Mitchell, Richard Austin was born on January 1, 1949 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. Son of Richard W. and Wanda (Austin) Mitchell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1971. Juris Doctor, Union University, 1974.

    Career

    • Associate McCabe & Mack, Poughkeepsie, 1974-1979, partner, since 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1975, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1975, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1975, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1980.

    Membership

    Board directors American Heart Association, Poughkeepsie, since 1983, chairman, since 1990. Board directors Vassar-Warner Home, Poughkeepsie, since 1984, Area Fund of Dutchess County, since 1986, Bardavon 1869 Opera House, 1987-1990. Past member Dutchess committee United Way, past attorney.

    Member e xec. board Dutchess County council Boy Scout. American, since 1991. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (bankruptcy committee since 1984, executive committee business law section since 1988), Dutchess County Bar Association (president young lawyers 1976, chairman public relations committee 1988-1990), Federal Bar Council, Poughkeepsie Tennis Club (board directors 1976-1981), Amrita Club (Poughkeepsie).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, skiing, biking.

    Connections

    • Married Susan H. Hoder, July 1, 1972. Children: Lindsay, Brian, Courtney.
    • father: Richard W. Mitchell
    • mother: Wanda (Austin) Mitchell
    • spouse: Susan H. Hoder
    • children: Lindsay Mitchell
    • Brian Mitchell
    • Courtney Mitchell
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    Born January 1, 1949
    (age 68)
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