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Charles Lynde Babcock, IV

Charles Lynde Babcock, IV, American lawyer. Recipient Distinguished Pro Bono Service award North Texas Legal Services Foundation, 1986. Board directors Freedom of Information Foundation Texas, since 1995. Fellow Texas Bar Foundation, American College Trial Lawyers; member American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association.

Background

  • IV, Charles Lynde Babcock, was born on June 23, 1949 in Brooklyn. Son of Charles Lynde III and Dorothy (Yates) B.

  • Education

    • AB, Brown University, 1971. Juris Doctor, Boston University, 1976.

    Career

    • Sportswriter Philadelphia Inquirer, 1971-1973. Law clerk to presiding justice United States District Court (northern district) Texas, Dallas, 1976-1978. Associate Jackson, Walker, Winstead, Cantwell & Miller, 1978-1983, partner, since 1983, now Jackson Walker LLP, Dallas.

      Chairman Texas Supreme Court Rules Advisory Committee, since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1977, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1977, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1979, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1979, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980, United States District Court (western district) Texas 1981, United States Court Appeals (9th and 10th circuits) 1982, United States District Court (eastern district) Texas 1982.

    Works

    • Author: Business Law for Executives, 1977, Texas Media Law handbook, 1984. Contributor articles to legal journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Society of Friends

    Membership

    Board directors Freedom of Information Foundation Texas, since 1995. Fellow Texas Bar Foundation, American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sports.

    Connections

    • Children: Katherine Kester, Barbara Yates.
    • father: Charles Lynde III B.
    • mother: Dorothy (Yates) B.
    • children: Katherine Kester IV
    • Barbara Yates IV
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    Born June 23, 1949
    (age 68)
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