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Joel Gregory Samuels

Joel Gregory Samuels, American lawyer. Bar: California 1984, United States District Court (central district) California 1985, United States District Court (northern district) California 1984, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1985. Member Order of the Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Samuels, Joel Gregory was born on November 6, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Melvin Howard and Charlotte Samuels.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, 1981. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1984.

    Career

    • Law clerk Honorary James R. Browning, Chief Judge United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), San Francisco, 1984-1985. Partner Sidley & Austin, Los Angeles, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1984, United States District Court (central district) California 1985, United States District Court (northern district) California 1984, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1985.

    Works

    • Author: Federal Appellate Practice Guide: 9th Circuit, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member Order of the Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, travel, reading, mystery novels, opera.

    Connections

    • Married Marie Gfeller, August 24, 1984 (divorced March 1998). Children: Matthew, Michael, Alexander.
    • father: Melvin Howard
    • mother: Charlotte Samuels
    • spouse: Marie Gfeller
    • children: Matthew Samuels
    • Michael Samuels
    • Alexander Samuels
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    Born November 6, 1959
    (age 58)
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