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Frank Thomas Hecht

Frank Thomas Hecht, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1975, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois, United States District Court (western district) Texas, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1975, United States Court Appeals (5th, 6th and 10th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981, Colorado 1991. Reginald Heber Smith fellow, 1975-1978.

Background

  • Hecht, Frank Thomas was born on June 18, 1944 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Hans H. and Ilse (Wagner) Hecht.

  • Education

    • AB, Stanford University, 1966. Postgraduate, Johns Hopkins University, 1968. Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1968.

      Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1975.

    Career

    • Lawyer Migrant Farmworker Litigation Project, Chicago, 1978-1981, director, 1981-1982. Associate Levy & Erens, 1982-1985, partner, 1985-1986, Hopkins & Sutter, Chicago, 1986-2001. Vice chair trial section, pro bono coordinator, partner Ungaretti & Harris, since 2001.

      Cooperating attorney American Civil Liberties Union, Illinois, since 1983, board directors since 1985. Board directors Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation, 1984-1985, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1975, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois, United States District Court (western district) Texas, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1975, United States Court Appeals (5th, 6th and 10th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981, Colorado 1991.

    Works

    • Contributor Civil Rights Law Reporter.

    Membership

    Executive committee American Civil Liberties Union, 1986—1987, since 2002. Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Association Trial Lawyers American, Defense Research Institute.

    Connections

    • father: Hans H. Hecht
    • mother: Ilse (Wagner) Hecht
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    Born June 18, 1944
    (age 73)
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