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James Franklin Fitzpatrick

James F. Fitzpatrick, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Legislation, Appellate Advocacy. Member of Arnold & Porter.

Background

  • Fitzpatrick, James Franklin was born on January 18, 1933 in Bluffton, Indiana, United States. Son of Raymond North and Evelyn (Baughman) Fitzpatrick.

  • Education

    • Indiana University (Bachelor of Arts, 1955. Juris Doctor, 1959); Corpus Christi College of University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England (1956).

    Career

    • Worked at Arnold & Porter (Washington, DC) specializing in Legislation, Appellate Advocacy. Admitted to the bar, 1959, Indiana. 1962, District of Columbia.

      Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Member, Board of Editors, Indiana University Law Journal, 1958-1959. Law Clerk to Chief Judge John S. Hastings, 1959-1961.

      Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center, 1971-1975. Academic Visitor: London School of Economics, 1978-1979. Trinity College, Dublin, 1987-1988.

      Chairperson, American Civil Liberties Union, Washington, D.C., 1980-1982. Member, National Board, American Civil Liberties Union, 1983-1985. President, Washington Project for the Arts, 1984-1990.

      Member, 1989-1996 and President, 1989-1991, Board of Visitors, Indiana University Law School. Member: Board of Directors, Center for Auto Safety, 1984-1996. Board of Trustees, Phillips Collection, 1991-1996.

      Board of Directors: The Shakespeare Theatre, 1991-1996. International Human Rights Law Group, 1994-1996.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member, Board of Editors, Indiana University Law Journal, 1958-1959. Law Clerk to Chief Judge John S. Hastings, 1959-1961. Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center, 1971-1975.

    Academic Visitor: London School of Economics, 1978-1979. Trinity College, Dublin, 1987-1988. Chairperson, American Civil Liberties Union, Washington, D.C., 1980-1982.

    Member, National Board, American Civil Liberties Union, 1983-1985. President, Washington Project for the Arts, 1984-1990. Member, 1989-1996 and President, 1989-1991, Board of Visitors, Indiana University Law School.

    Member: Board of Directors, Center for Auto Safety, 1984-1996. Board of Trustees, Phillips Collection, 1991-1996. Board of Directors: The Shakespeare Theatre, 1991-1996.

    International Human Rights Law Group, 1994-1996.

    Connections

    • Married Sandra McNear, July 22, 1961. Children: Michael, David, Benjamin.
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    Born January 18, 1933