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Richard William Eckardt

Richard William Eckardt, American lawyer. Bar: California 1967, United States District Court (northern and central districts) California 1967, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

Background

  • Eckardt, Richard William was born on March 8, 1938 in St. Charles, Illinois, United States. Son of Frederick William and Mira Helen Louise (Vance) Eckardt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Ohio State University, 1959. Juris Doctor, University Southern California, 1966.

    Career

    • Member legal staff Pacific Lighting Corporation, Los Angeles, 1968-1970. Associate Mitchell and Mitchell, 1970-1971, Sprague and Clements, Los Angeles, 1971-1973. Private practice, 1973-1981, 82-87, 88—.

      Partner Katsky, Ker, Eckardt & Hunt, 1981-1982, Eckardt & Ruonala, Los Angeles, 1987-1988. Judge pro tempore Los Angeles Municipal Court, 1978-1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1967, United States District Court (northern and central districts) California 1967, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Los Angeles Lawyers for Human Rights (secretary 1979-1985, board of trustees 1979-1985), Los Angeles County Bar Association (legal services for the poor committee 1985-1989, delegate to state bar conference since 1983, executive committee of delegation 1986-1989, judicial evaluation committee since 1989, business and corporation law section, real property, taxation, probate and trust law sections, law office management), Association Business Trial Lawyers, California Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Los Angeles World Affairs Council, Legion Lex., University Club (Los Angeles), Phi Alpha Delta.

    Connections

    • father: Frederick William Eckardt
    • mother: Mira Helen Louise (Vance) Eckardt
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