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James Roy Weathersby

James Roy Weathersby, American lawyer. Member American Bar Association, Lawyers Club Atlanta, Georgia Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association.

Background

  • Weathersby, James Roy was born on August 28, 1935 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States. Son of Willard Alton and Francis (McCormick) Weathersby.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Tennessee, 1958. Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University, 1964.

    Career

    • Labor counsel Rust Engineering Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Birmingham, Alabama, 1964-1970. Partner Wilson & Wilson, Atlanta, 1971-1976. Partner, head labor section Powell Goldstein Fraser & Murphy, 1976-1990.

      Managing partner Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, 1991-1995, Littler Mendelson, Atlanta, 1996—2003. Founding member Weathersby, Howard & Kuck, since 2003. Deputy attorney general State of Georgia, Atlanta, since 1974.

      General counsel Associate Builders & Contractors of Georgia, Atlanta, since 1976.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alabama 1965, Tennessee 1965, Georgia 1971, United States District Court (northern district) Alabama 1966, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1971, United States District Court (middle district) Georgia 1985, United States District Court (southern district) Georgia 1990, United States District Court (eastern district) Tennessee 1997, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 11th circuits), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Lawyers Club Atlanta, Georgia Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Children: Jim, Brad; married Lydia Huber, January 20, 1990.
    • father: Willard Alton Weathersby
    • mother: Francis (McCormick) Weathersby
    • spouse: Lydia Huber
    • children: Jim Weathersby
    • Brad Weathersby
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