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Donald Paul Weiss

Donald Paul Weiss, American lawyer. Bar: Louisiana 1961.


  • Weiss, Donald Paul was born on May 19, 1934 in Brooklyn. Son of Louis J. and Sylvia (Horowitz) Weiss.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1955. Juris Doctor, Tulane University, 1961.


    • Partner Wiener, Weiss, Madison & Howell, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1963-1985, president, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Louisiana 1961.


    • Student editor Tulane University Law Review, 1959-1961.


    Member deans advisory council Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, 1986-1993. Board directors Community Foundation of Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana, 1986-1993, Centenary College, Shreveport, since 1986. Co-chairman Shreveport Biracial Commission, 1988-1990.

    Fellow American College Probate Counsel. Member American Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, Shreveport Bar Association, Shreveport Chamber of Commerce (president 1979), Order of Coif, Shreveport Club, Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa.


    • Married Marion Wiener, April 14, 1957. Children: James, Eric, Jeffrey, Jennifer.
    • father: Louis J. Weiss
    • mother: Sylvia (Horowitz) Weiss
    • spouse: Marion Wiener
    • children: James Weiss
    • Eric Weiss
    • Jeffrey Weiss
    • Jennifer Weiss
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    Born March 19, 1934