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George Lee Waas

George Lee Waas, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1970; certified in state and federal government law and administrative practice, Florida, United States Supreme Court, 1973. Named Outstanding Government Lawyer, Florida Trend Magazine; named one of Legal Elite, 2008-2009; recipient Claude Pepper Outstanding Government Lawyer award, Florida Bar, 2000.

Background

  • Waas, George Lee was born on July 12, 1943 in New York City. Son of George and Anne Waas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University Florida, 1965. Juris Doctor, Florida State University, 1970.

    Career

    • Assistant attorney general State of Florida, 1970-1971. Staff attorney Florida League of Cities, 1971. Assistant to secretary and director labor Florida Department Commerce, 1971-1973.

      Associate director continuing legal education Florida Bar, 1973-1974. Assistant dean, instructor college law Florida State University, 1974-1975. Attorney Florida Department Health and Rehabilitation Services, 1977-1980.

      Partner Slepin, Slepin, Lambert & Waas, 1981-1986. Counsel state elections Florida Department of State, 1986-1987. Assistant attorney general State of Florida, Tallahassee, 1987—2003, senior assistant attorney general, 2003—2004, special counsel to Florida attorney general, since 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1970; certified in state and federal government law and administrative practice, Florida, United States Supreme Court, 1973.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including Florida Bar Journal and Law Revs. Extra: (television films) Recount.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Board director Big Bend Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1980-1983 (president 1983). Member Leon County Cultural Resources Comn., 1985-1987. Member Governor's Council on the Voter Registration Act, 1993-1996.

    Member Florida Government Bar Association (president 1976-1977), Florida Bar (executive council administrative law section 1981-1986, chairman 1985-1986, Florida Government Lawyer Secretary), Masons, Capital Tiger Bay Tallahassee (director 1974-1980), Florida Bar Professional Committee.

    Connections

    • Married Harriet I. Waas, July 18, 1971. Children: Elaine Beth Hudgins, Amy Michelle Kinsey.
    • father: George Waas
    • mother: Anne Waas
    • spouse: Harriet I. Waas
    • children: Elaine Beth Hudgins Waas
    • Amy Michelle Kinsey Waas
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    Born July 12, 1943
    (age 74)
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