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Robert L. Mennell

Robert L. Mennell, American lawyer, educator. Bar: California 1963, Minnesota 1978.


  • Mennell, Robert L. was born on March 5, 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Herbert R. and Irene Marie (Callahan) Mennell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1955. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1962. Master of Laws in Taxation, William Mitchell College Law, 1991.


    • Associate Voegelin, Barton, Harris & Callister, Los Angeles, 1962—1968. Private practice Encino, 1968—1970. Professor, law Southwestern University, Los Angeles, 1968—1978, Hamline University School Law, St. Paul, 1977—1984.

      Visiting professor, law Notre Dame School Law, 1975—1976. With United States Army, 1955-1958.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1963, Minnesota 1978.


    • Wills and Trusts in a Nutshell (Nutshell Series)
    • Wills; Intestacy; Superseding Rights of the Spouse and Issue; Statute of Wills; Revoking and Changing Wills; Beneficiaries; Changes in Items Bequeathed; Interpretation; Decedent's Estate Administration; Estate Administration; Creation of Trusts; Overview; Elements of a Trust; Trust Administration; Trustee Powers and Duties; Other Trust Administration Problems.


    • Married Antoinette Y. Mennell, June 11, 1960. Children: Ann, John, James, T. Elizabeth.
    • father: Herbert R. Mennell
    • mother: Irene Marie (Callahan) Mennell
    • spouse: Antoinette Y. Mennell
    • children: Ann Mennell
    • John Mennell
    • James Mennell
    • T. Elizabeth Mennell
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