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Robert D. Hecht

Robert D. Hecht, American lawyer. Bar: Kansas 1958, United States District Court Kansas 1958, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1969, United States Supreme Court 1969.

Background

  • Hecht, Robert D. was born on October 17, 1934 in Seneca, Kansas, United States. Son of Jesse J. and Flossie Isabel (Ridgeway) Hecht.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Washburn University, 1956. Juris Doctor, Washburn University, 1958.

    Career

    • Assistant county attorney Shawnee County, Kansas, 1961—1965, county attorney, 1965—1969, county counselor, 1969—1975. Partner Gray, Freidberg & Davis, Topeka, 1965—1969, Scott, Quinlan & Hecht, Topeka, 1969—2001. District attorney Third Judicial District.

      School attorney Unified School District 345, since 1979. Served as captain Judge Advocate General Corps United States Air Force, 1958-1961.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Kansas 1958, United States District Court Kansas 1958, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1969, United States Supreme Court 1969.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to Kansas Trial Lawyers Journal.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Co-chairman Shawnee County March Dimes, 1963. Attorney general Kansas, 1968. Member of American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association (board governors since 1974, vice president 1981-1982), Association Trial Lawyers America, Kansas Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Children: Lisa Fay, Julia Paige.
    • father: Jesse J. Hecht
    • mother: Flossie Isabel (Ridgeway) Hecht
    • children: Lisa Fay Hecht
    • Julia Paige Hecht
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