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Jay Richard Gentry Ortiz

Jay Richard Gentry Ortiz, American lawyer. Precinct vice chairman Democratic Party, Albuquerque, 1971—1977; Member of American Bar Association, English Speaking Union, Tennessee Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, New Mexico Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, Yale Club of Georgia, Order of the Coif, Delta Theta Phi (tribune 1972-1977).

Background

  • Ortiz, Jay Richard Gentry was born on March 21, 1945 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Charles and Catherine Gentry (Candlin) Ortiz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1967. Postgraduate, Stanford University, 1967—1968. Juris Doctor, University New Mexico, 1972.

    Career

    • Associate Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, Albuquerque, 1972—1975. Partner Knight, Sullivan, Villella, Skarsgard & Michael, 1975—1977. Litigation attorney Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1977—1981.

      Environmental attorney Eastman Kodak Company, Kingsport, Tennessee, 1981—1984. Senior attorney American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Atlanta, 1984—1991. General counsel American Mathematical Society Group, Inc., 1991—1996, 1998—2002, ConsultaAmerica International, 1994—1997, Vision Net, Inc., 1994—2004, Cross Construction International, Inc., 1996—1997, Ophthalmic Solutions LLC, 1996—1997, Univest Ltd., 1996—1997.

      President Victoria University of Wellington, Inc., 1994—2002. Assistant council Nextel Communications, 2001—2005, Counsel Sprit Nextel2005, since 2005. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1969-1970.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Mexico 1973, Missouri 1978, Tennessee 1982, Georgia 1991, United States District Court New Mexico 1973, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977, United States District t. (western district) Missouri 1978, United States District t. (northern district) Georgia 1991, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1978, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1991.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Precinct vice chairman Democratic Party, Albuquerque, 1971—1977. Member of American Bar Association, English Speaking Union, Tennessee Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, New Mexico Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, Yale Club of Georgia, Order of the Coif, Delta Theta Phi (tribune 1972-1977).

    Connections

    • Married Lois Wright Hatcher Greer, June 12, 1982.
    • father: Charles Ortiz
    • mother: Catherine Gentry (Candlin) Ortiz
    • spouse: Lois Wright Hatcher Greer
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