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William Robert Gignilliat, III

William Robert Gignilliat, III, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1968, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1970, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982.

Background

  • III, William Robert Gignilliat, was born on March 22, 1943 in Sebring, Florida, United States. Son of William Robert and Ann Josephine (Harris) G.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University South, 1965. Juris Doctor, Emory University, 1968.

    Career

    • Attorney Emory Neighborhood Law Office, Atlanta, 1967-1971. Partner Mantegna, Gignilliat & Wiggins, 1974—1975, Gignilliat, Manchel, Johnson & Wiggins, Atlanta, 1977-1983. Private practice, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1968, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1970, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors Center Puppetry Arts, Atlanta, 1979-1996, Hammonds House, Inc., since 1995. President, chairman board Words of Art, Inc., Atlanta, 1982-1988. President Art Contracts, Inc., since 1997.

    Founder, chairman Metropolitan Public Art Coalition, Inc., 2000-2004. Chairman board People television, Inc., 2004-2005. Served with Army of the United States, 1968-1970.

    Member American Bar Association, Georgia Volunteer Lawyers for Arts (board directors 1988-1990), Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (member trial advocacy program faculty 2002-2005).

    Connections

    • Married Rosemary Rebecca Bersch, May 29, 1971 (divorced July 1979). 1 daughter, Meigan Rebecca. Married Laura Crowell Lieberman, March 20, 1984.

      Children: William Robert, IV, Elizabeth Annual.
    • father: William Robert G.
    • mother: Ann Josephine (Harris) G.
    • spouses: Rosemary Rebecca Bersch
    • Laura Crowell Lieberman
    • children: William Robert III
    • IV III
    • Elizabeth Annual III
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    Born March 22, 1943
    (age 74)
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