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James Harvey Thompson

James Harvey Thompson, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1978, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1980, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1980, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981. Recipient American Jurisprudence award, Lawyers Cooperative, 1976.

Background

  • Thompson, James Harvey was born on July 21, 1944 in Oak Hill, West Virginia, United States. Son of Harvey Ernest and Marion Elizabeth (Pruitt) Thompson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1967. Juris Doctor, Catholic University, 1977.

    Career

    • Assistant states attorney State Attorney 13th Judicial Circuit, Tampa, Florida, 1978—1980. Partner Thompson and Lavandera, P.A., 1980—1984, McClain, Thompson & Walsh, Tampa, since 1984. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1968-1971.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1978, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1980, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1980, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, Hillsborough County Criminal Defense Lawyers (director 1980-1984), Hillsborough County Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers AM.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Kefling Hemmingway, April 25, 1981. Children: Melissa, Vnnessa.
    • father: Harvey Ernest Thompson
    • mother: Marion Elizabeth (Pruitt) Thompson
    • spouse: Susan Kefling Hemmingway
    • children: Melissa Thompson
    • Vnnessa Thompson
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    Born July 21, 1944
    (age 73)
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