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Donald John VEVERKA

Donald John Veverka, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1963, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1963, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1968.

Background

  • Veverka, Donald John was born on July 20, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Edward and Irene Cecelia (Wasil) Veverka.

  • Education

    • Loyola University (Bachelor of Science, 1957). De Paul University (Juris Doctor, 1963). Blue Key; Phi Alpha Delta (Officer, 1968-1972).

    Career

    • Assistant state's attorney civil appeals section Cook County State's Attorneys Office, 1963-1967. Assistant attorney general appeals section Illinois Attorney General Office, 1967-1968. House counsel Kenilworth Insurance Company, 1968-1969.

      Partner Bradshaw, Speranza, Veverka & Brumlik, 1969-1972. Special assistant attorney general, 1970-1972. Partner Speranza & Veverka, Chicago, 1972-1973, 74-90, Veverka Rosen & Haugh, since 1990.

      Officer Henehan Donovan Isaacson Speranza & Veverka, Ltd., Chicago, 1973-1974. Board directors, officer DePaul Law Council, 1972-1983. Member Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Pattern Jury Instructions Associate, 1973-1996, chairman, 1993-1996.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1963, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1963, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1968.

    Works

    • Author: How To Buy or Sell Your Home Without a Lawyer, 1982
    • also articles.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors LaGrange Community Memorial Hospital, 1979-1989, officer, 1982-1985, president, 1986-1987. Board directors Rich Port Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1981, chairman, 1997-1999. Trustee Village of LaGrange Park, Illinois, 1981-1995.

    Police board Village of LaGrange Park, 1979-1980, chairman since 2000. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1967-1969. Captain Reserve; Member American Bar Association (faculty member National Institute Appellate Advocacy 1980, Illinois chairman young lawyers committee on judicial selection 1971-1972), Illinois State Bar Association (member committee on corrections reform 1973, also past member speakers bureau, young members conference), Bar Association Seventh Federal Circuit (Illinois chairman meetings committee 1976), DePaul Alumni Association (governing board 1975-1982), Phi Alpha Delta, Blue Key, Rich Port Young Men’s Christian Association Men's Club, Oak Brook Park District Racquet Club, University Club Chicago.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Almjeld, May 27, 1967 (deceased). Children: Tanya, Holly, Marc.
    • father: John Edward Veverka
    • mother: Irene Cecelia (Wasil) Veverka
    • spouse: Mary Almjeld
    • children: Tanya Veverka
    • Holly Veverka
    • Marc Veverka
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