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William Harold Theis

William Harold Theis, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Illinois 1970, District of Columbia 1971, Wisconsin 1998, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, Wisconsin 1998. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1970-1972. Member American Law Institute.

Background

  • Theis, William Harold was born on November 8, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Clarence M. and Marion K. (McLendon) Theis.

  • Education

    • AB, Loyola University, Chicago, 1967. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1970. Master of Laws, Columbia University, 1977.

      Doctor of Juridical Science, Columbia University, 1982.

    Career

    • Associate professor Louisiana State University Law Center, 1972-1978, Loyola University Law School, Chicago, 1978-1981. Practiced in Chicago, 1981-1999. Private practice Winnetka, Illinois, 1999-2000.

      Chief appellate attorney Federal Defender Program, Chicago, since 2000. Part-time lecturer admiralty Northwestern School Law, Chicago.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1970, District of Columbia 1971, Wisconsin 1998, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, Wisconsin 1998.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to legal journals.

    Membership

    Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1970-1972. Member American Law Institute.

    Connections

    • Married Maria Luisa Belfiore, December 5, 1973. Children: Catherine, Elizabeth.
    • father: Clarence M. Theis
    • mother: Marion K. (McLendon) Theis
    • spouse: Maria Luisa Belfiore
    • children: Catherine Theis
    • Elizabeth Theis
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    Born November 8, 1945
    (age 72)
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