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Joseph Freed Troy

Joseph Freed Troy, American lawyer. Bar: California 1964, District of Columbia 1979. Reid Hall fellow University Paris, 1958.


  • Troy, Joseph Freed was born on August 16, 1938 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Sergei and Shirley Jean Troy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1963.


    • Associate Hindin, McKittrick & Marsh, Beverly Hills, California, 1964-1968, partner, 1968-1970. President Troy & Gould, Los Angeles, from 1970. Lecturer California Continuing Education of Bar, 1972-1980, 94.

      Director Amerigon Inc., 1993-1996, Movie Gallery, Inc., from 1994, Digital Video Systems, Inc., 1996-1998, Argoquest, Inc., 2000-2001.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1964, District of Columbia 1979.


    • Author: Let's Go: A Student Guide to Europe, 1962, Accountability of Corporate Management, 1979. Co-author: Protecting Corporate Officers and Directors from Liability, 1994, Advising and Defending Corporate Directors and Officers, 1998.


    President Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Society, 1968-1975, chairman board directors, 1975-1978, vice chairman board directors, 1978-1981. Board directors Los Angeles Opera, 1972-2001, member executive committee, 1987-1999. Honorary consul of Tunisia, Los Angeles, 1984-1988.

    Chairman International Festival Society. Board directors Brentwood Park Property Owners Association, 1988-2001. Member American Bar Association, California State Bar Association (chairman task force on complex litigation 1997-1999), District of Columbia Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association (chairman business and corporation law section 1977-1978), French American Chamber of Commerce United States (executive vice president 1983-1985), French American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles (chairman 1982-1984), Wine and Food Society Southern California Inc.

    (board directors), Beach Club, California Club.


    • Married Brigitta Ann Balos, June 9, 1962. Children: Darcy Kendall, Austin Remy.
    • father: Sergei Troy
    • mother: Shirley Jean Troy
    • spouse: Brigitta Ann Balos
    • children: Darcy Kendall Troy
    • Austin Remy Troy
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    Died October, 2001
    (aged 63)