logo logo

Muller Davis

Muller Davis, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1960, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1961. Named Chicago Family Best Lawyer of Year, 2010; recipient Samuel S. Berger award, Illinois Chapter,American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers, 2009.

Background

  • Davis, Muller was born on April 23, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Benjamin B. and Janice (Muller) Davis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Yale University, 1957. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1960.

    Career

    • Practice law, Chicago, since 1960. Associate Jenner & Block, 1960-1967. Partner Davis, Friedman, since 1967.

      Lecturer continuing legal education, matrimonial law and litigation. Legal adviser Michael Reese Medical Research Institute Council, 1967-1982. Co-chair committee to study and recommend a comprehensive rules design for the domestic relations division Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, 2003-2009.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1960, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1961.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Board directors Infant Welfare Society, 1975-1996, honorary board directors, since 1996, president, 1978-1982. Co-chairman general gifts 40th and 45th reunions Phillips Exeter Academy, chair class capital giving, 1994-1998, 50th reunion gift committee, 55th reunion gift committee Yale Class Council since 2002. Captain United States Army, Illinois National Guard, 1960-1967.

    Fellow American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (board managers Illinois chapter 1996-1999), American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association (matrimonial committee 1968-1983, secretary civil practice committee 1979-1980, vice chairman 1980-1981, chairman 1981-1982), American Society Writers on Legal Subjects, Chicago Estate Planning Council, Legal Aid Society (vice chairman matrimonial bar 1991-1995, vice chairman 1995-1997, chairman 1997-1999), Lawyers Club Chicago, Lake Shore Country Club, Chicago Club.

    Connections

    • Married Jane Lynn Strauss, December 28, 1963 (div. July 1998); children: Melissa Davis Muller, Muller Junior, Joseph Jeffrey. Married Lynn Straus, January 23, 1999.
    • father: Benjamin B. Davis
    • mother: Janice (Muller) Davis
    • spouses: Jane Lynn Strauss
    • Lynn Straus
    • children: Melissa Davis Muller Davis
    • Muller Junior Davis
    • Joseph Jeffrey Davis
    See on larger map
    Born April 23, 1935
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:

    Contributor  

    Olga Borisik

    last changed 18/05/2017 view changes
    • Other Names
    • Spelling variants for First Name
    • Spelling variants for Last/Family/Name
    • Middle Name
    • Album
      • Photo
        • Description
      • Photo
        • Description
      • Photo
        • Description
      • Photo
        • Description
      • Photo
        • Description
    • Place
    • Nationalities
      • American
      • United States
    • College/University
      • Illinois
    • Career
    • Major Achievements
      • Bar: Illinois 1960, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1961.
        • mainPhoto
    • Awards
      • null
    • Works
      • Author: (with Sherman C. Feinstein) The Parental Couple in a Successful Divorce, 1984, Illinois Practice of Family Law, 1995, (with Jody Meyer Yazici), 10th edition, 2010. Contributing author: Marriage, Health and the Professions, 2002. Member editorial board Equitable Distribution Journal, 1984—2007. Contributor articles to law journal.
      • book: The Illinois Practice of Family Law, 2013-2014 ed. (Vol. 12 & 13, Illinois Practice Series)
        • Works description
        • mainPhoto
      • book: Illinois Practice of Family Law By Mueller Davis 12'-13'
        • mainPhoto
      • book: The Illinois Practice of Family Law 2013-2014 Forms Vol. 13
        • Works description
        • mainPhoto
      • book: Illinois practice of family law
        • Works description
        • mainPhoto
      • book: The Illinois Practice of Family Law Fifth Edition 2003 - 2004
        • Works description
        • mainPhoto
      • book: Illinois Practice Series Vol. 12, The Illinois Practice of Family Law (Ninth Edition) 2008-2009 Practice Book
        • Works description
        • mainPhoto
      • book: Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 10th Edition
        • mainPhoto
      • book: Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 10th Edition
        • mainPhoto
      • book: Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 10th Edition
        • mainPhoto
      • Author: (with Sherman C. Feinstein) The Parental Couple in a Successful Divorce, 1984, Illinois Practice of Family Law, 1995, (with Jody Meyer Yazici), 10th edition, 2010. Contributing author: Marriage, Health and the Professions, 2002. Member editorial board Equitable Distribution Journal, 1984—2007.Contributor articles to law journal.
    • Relatives
      • Melissa Davis Muller Davis
        • Description
        • mainPhoto
      • Muller Junior Davis
        • Description
        • mainPhoto
      • Joseph Jeffrey Davis
        • Description
        • mainPhoto
      • Janice (Muller) Davis
        • Description
        • mainPhoto
      • Jane Lynn Strauss
        • Description
        • mainPhoto
      • Lynn Straus
        • Description
        • mainPhoto
      • Benjamin B. Davis
        • Description
        • mainPhoto
    • Religious beliefs
    • Views and World outlook
    • Quotations
    • Party affiliation description
    • Favorite Sports & Clubs
    • Favorite Athletes
    • Ethnicity details
    • College/University Description
    • Favorite Political Figures
    • Favorite Philosophers & Thinkers
    • Favorite Music & Bands
    • Favorite writers
    • Favorite Artists
    • Other interests
    • Personality
    • Quotes from others about the person
    • Physical Characteristics
    Go
    up
    Edit Profile