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Robert Gene Burt

Robert Gene Burt, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Arizona 1972, District of Columbia 1973, Oregon 1977. Decorated Silver Star, Bronze Star with two oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart with one oak leaf cluster, Air medal with four oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation for Valor with four oak leaf clusters; recipient Special Meritorious award, United States Department Justice, 1975.


  • Burt, Robert Gene was born on September 7, 1944 in Tucson.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, New Mexico Military Institute, Roswell, 1964. Bachelor, University Arizona, 1965. Juris Doctor, University Arizona, 1972.

      Master of Laws in Taxation, Georgetown University, 1973.


    • Appeals attorney, special assistant to assistant attorney general tax division United States Department Justice, 1973—1975, trial attorney, 1975—1977. Private practice Portland, Oregon, since 1978. Adjunct professor Lewis and Clark College.

      Captain United States Army, 1967-1971.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Arizona 1972, District of Columbia 1973, Oregon 1977.


    • Editor: Professional Insight column, 1990-1994.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member of American Bar Association, Washington State Bar, District of Columbia Bar, Arizona State Bar, Multhomah County Bar Association, Oregon Bar Association (chairman taxation section 1988-1989, chairman Certified Public Accountants joint committee 1989-1990), Multnomah Athletic Club (Portland).


    • Married Stasia Payne, June 7, 1968. Children: Jason R., Ashley A.
    • spouse: Stasia Payne
    • children: Jason R. Burt
    • Ashley A. Burt
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    Born September 7, 1944
    (age 73)