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William Jerome WOOD

WILLIAM WOOD, American Lawyer, Partner of WILSON & KEHOE, specializing in the field of General Civil and Criminal Practice in all Couns Insurance, Corporation, Real Estate, Personal Injury, Probate, Family, Trade Association, Environmental and Health Care Law.

Background

  • Wood, William Jerome was born on February 14, 1928 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Joseph Gilmore and Anne Cecilia (Morris) Wood.

  • Education

    • Butler University and Indiana University (Bachelor of Arts, 1949). Indiana University (Juris Doctor, 1952). Sigma Delta Kappa; Order of the Coif.

      Part-time Instructor of Law, Indiana University School of Law, 1960-1962. Indianapolis Assistant City Attorney, 19591960. Member, 1963— and Chairman, 1977-1987, Indiana Corporation Survey Commission.

      Member, Indiana General Corporation Law Study Commission, 1985-1988.

    Career

    • Working as a partner of WILSON & KEHOE. WILLIAM J. WOOD, bom Indianapolis, Indiana, February 14, 1928. Admitted to bar, 1952, Indiana. Education: Butler University and Indiana University (Bachelor of Arts, 1949).

      Indiana University (Juris Doctor, 1952). Sigma Delta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Part-time Instructor of Law, Indiana University School of Law, 1960-1962.

      Indianapolis Assistant City Attorney, 19591960. Member, 1963— and Chairman, 1977-1987, Indiana Corporation Survey Commission. Member, Indiana General Corporation Law Study Commission, 1985-1988.

      Member: Board of Directors, Indianapolis Lawyers’ Commission, 1969-1973. Indianapolis Bar Foundation, 1970-1973. Indiana Bar Foundation, 1977-1978.

      President: Indiana Association of Community Councils, 1967-1970. Thomas More Legal Society, 1970. Recipient, Indiana Brotherhood Award, National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1973.

      Member, Indiana Supreme Court, Character and Fitness Committee, since 1982. Seminar General Chairman, "Civil Trial Techniques," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 1987. Member:; Admitted to the bar, 1952, Indiana.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Indiana 1952.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Indiana Pastor's Legal Handbook, 3d edition, 2001, Realtors' Indiana Legal Handbook, second edition, 1991.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Indiana Corporation Survey Commission, since 1963, chairman, 1977—1986. Member Indiana Corporation Law Study Commission, 1985—1987, Indiana Non Profit Corporation Law Study Commission, 1989—1991. Member of St. Thomas Moore Legal Society (president 1970), Indianapolis Bar Foundation, Indianapolis Bar Association 1972-1973, (council board managers 1992-1993), Indiana Bar Association (secretary 1977-1978, award 1968), Audubon Society, Indianapolis Literature Club (president 1973-1974), American Legion.

    Connections

    • Married Joann Janet Jones, January 23, 1954. Children: Steven, Matthew, Kathleen, Michael, Joseph, James, Julie, David.
    • father: Joseph Gilmore Wood
    • mother: Anne Cecilia (Morris) Wood
    • spouse: Joann Janet Jones
    • children: Steven Wood
    • Matthew Wood
    • Kathleen Wood
    • Michael Wood
    • Joseph Wood
    • James Wood
    • Julie Wood
    • David Wood
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    Born February 14, 1928
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