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Walter Pattison DeForest, III

Walter Pattison DeForest, III, American lawyer. Member advisory committee Big Brothers and Big Sisters Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, since 1984; board directors Pennsylvania Small Business Advocacy Council, Harrisburg, 1984-1989, 92. Member American Bar Association (litigation, labor sections), Pennsylvania Bar Association (litigation, labor sections), Allegheny County Bar Association (litigation section, federal court section).

Background

  • III, Walter Pattison DeForest, was born on December 4, 1944 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Walter P. Junior and Mary E. (Miller) DeF.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Pittsburgh, 1966. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1969.

    Career

    • Associate Reed, Smith, Shaw & McClay, Pittsburgh, 1969—1977, partner, 1978—1993, DeForest Koscelnik Yokitis & Kaplan, Pittsburgh, since 1994. Instructor Graduate School Industrial Administration Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1974-1975.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1970, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea and 3d circuits) 1973, United States Court Appeals (4th, 5th and District of Columbia circuits) 1978, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1981, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit), United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1986, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1995, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, West Virginia 1997, Ohio 2001.

    Membership

    Member advisory committee Big Brothers and Big Sisters Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, since 1984. Board directors Pennsylvania Small Business Advocacy Council, Harrisburg, 1984-1989, 92. Member American Bar Association (litigation, labor sections), Pennsylvania Bar Association (litigation, labor sections), Allegheny County Bar Association (litigation section, federal court section).

    Connections

    • Married Anna Thun.
    • father: Walter P. III
    • spouse: Anna Thun.
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    Born December 4, 1944
    (age 72)
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