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John Leo Devney

John Leo Devney, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1963, United States District Court Minnesota 1967, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1974, United States Supreme Court 1982. Member of Ramsey County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, American Bar Association.

Background

  • Devney, John Leo was born on September 21, 1938 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. Son of John Leo and Madeline Genevieve (O'Brien) Devney.

  • Education

    • AB, Notre Dame University, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, University Minnesota, 1963.

    Career

    • Assistant district attorney Office Attorney General, Alaska, 1964—1965. Practice Anchorage, 1965—1967. Special assistant attorney general Minnesota, 1967—1970.

      Associate Briggs and Morgan, P.A., St. Paul, 1970—1971, member, since 1971. Editorial board University Minnesota Law Review, 1962—1963.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1963, United States District Court Minnesota 1967, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1974, United States Supreme Court 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Ramsey County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, American Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Judith Lee, April 11, 1970.
    • father: John Leo Devney
    • mother: Madeline Genevieve (O'Brien) Devney
    • spouse: Judith Lee
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