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Gus John James, II

Gus John James II, Cypriot Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Commercial, contracts (including commercial financing)Corporate, generalTaxation, corporatelawyer. Member American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association, Virginia Association Hospital Attorneys, Order Ahepa.

Background

  • II, Gus John James, was born on December 29, 1938 in Koma Yiolou, Cyprus. Son of John and Salome James.

  • Education

    • Son of John and Salome J.;m. Helen Alexion, July 25, 1964. Bachelor of Science in Business, U. Richmond, 1962.

      Juris Doctor, College William and Mary, 1966, Master of Laws in Taxation, 1967.

    Career

    • Associate Kaufman and Oberndorfer, Norfolk, Virginia, 1966—1972, partner, 1972—1976, managing partner, 1976—1981, since 1994. Member Kaufman & Canoles, since 1982, chairman executive committee, 1982—1984. Editor-in-chief William and Mary Law Review, 1965—1966.

      With United States Army Reserve, 1963-1968.

    Membership

    Board directors Medical Center Hospitals, Norfolk Symphony, 1978—1979, Virginia Orchestra Group, 1979—1981, Old Dominion University Intercollegiate Foundation, 1984—1988, Old Dominion University Educational Foundation, Bon Secours DePaul Health Foundation, since 1998. Chairman Old. Dominion University Soccer Committee. Board commissioners Norfolk Airport Authority, since 2002.

    Board directors Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Norfolk, 1972—1980, 1981—1984, 1989—1992, president parish council, 1973—1974, 1984, 1989—1992, chairman Neptune Festival committee, 1977—1984, 1990—1991, chairman Azalea Festival committee, 1976—1984, Greek Festival, 1986—2004. Member of American Bar Association, Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Order Ahepa Club (president 1972, 1989), Harbor Club (board directors 1993—2004, president 1995-1996), Town Point Club (board directors since 2002).

    Connections

    • Married Helen Alexion, July 25, 1964. Children: Mary Margaret, Nicole.
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    Born December 29, 1938