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Robert Charles Prather, Sr.

Robert Charles Prather, Sr., American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1971, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1978, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978. Recipient Special Achievement award United States Department Justice, Washington, 1976; Rotary Foundation fellow, 1968.

Background

  • Sr., Robert Charles Prather, was born on February 16, 1945 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Charles William and Shirley Anne P.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Communications, University Texas, 1967. Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1970. Postgraduate, University Tasmania, Australia, 1968.

    Career

    • Staff attorney, committee clerk Senator W.T. Moore State Affairs Committee Texas State Senate, Austin, 1971. Assistant district attorney Dallas, 1971-1974. Assistant attorney United States Northern District Texas, Dalls, 1974-1980.

      Economic crime enforcement specialist United States Department Justice, Dallas, 1980-1981. Associate trial attorney Turner, Rodgers, Sailers, Jordan & Calloway, 1981-1983. Partner, trial attorney Jordan, Dunlap, Prather & Harris LLP, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1971, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1978, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978.

    Works

    • Author: (with others) A Document Numbering System, 1981, Texas ADR Practice Guide West, 1995.

    Politics

    Churches should be urged to demonstrate their heart for racial reconciliation by seeking to increase racial and ethnic diversity in church staff roles, leadership positions, and church membership.

    Religion

    Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior, and the Bible is the divinely inspired word of God that serves as the final written authority for living out the Christian faith.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The strong feature of Baptism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money.

    Membership

    General counsel, board directors Childrens Cancer Fund Dallas, Inc., 1982-1991. Soccer coach Young Men’s Christian Association, North Dallas Chamber of C., 1979-1984. Member American Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, Association Attorney-Mediators (president North Texas chapter 2003), American Arbitration Association (panel 1992^), Argyle Club (president Dallas), Park City Club (board directors), Rotary (parliamentarian, board directors), Phi Alpha Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Lana Jo Ball, January 25, 1969. Children: Robert Charles Junior, Lisa Michelle.
    • father: Charles William
    • mother: Shirley Anne P.
    • spouse: Lana Jo Ball
    • children: Robert Charles Junior Sr.
    • Lisa Michelle Sr.
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    Born February 16, 1945
    (age 72)
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