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James Carlisle Overstreet

James Carlisle Overstreet, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Georgia 1971, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) Georgia 1971, United States Court Claims 1971, United States Supreme Court 1975, United States Tax Court 1982, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982.

Background

  • Overstreet, James Carlisle was born on August 31, 1945 in a, Georgia, United States. Son of John Olan and Jean (Carlisle) Overstreet.

  • Education

    • Student, University Georgia, 1963—1966. AB, Augusta College, 1967. Juris Doctor, Mercer University, 1970.

    Career

    • Associate Sanders, Hester, Holley, Augusta, 1970—1972. Partner, 1972—1977; private practice Augusta, since 1978. Judge municipal court, Augusta, since 1988.

      Member faculty Augusta College. Special assistant to president legal affairs, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1971, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) Georgia 1971, United States Court Claims 1971, United States Supreme Court 1975, United States Tax Court 1982, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Board visitors Walter F. George School Law, Mercer University, 1974—1979. Trustee Augusta College Foundation, since 1974. Board directors Augusta College Athletic Association, since 1978.

    Member of Augusta College Alumni Association (director 1971, treasurer 1973, president 1974, Golden Key award 1982, Pres's. award 1983), Association Trial Lawyers American, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Augusta Trial Lawyers Association (treasurer 1980, president 1981), Augusta Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, Augusta Athletic, Augusta Country, Phi Delta Phi, Kappa Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Shara Baker Overstreet, July 31, 1971. Children: James Carlisle, Nathaniel Baker.
    • father: John Olan Overstreet
    • mother: Jean (Carlisle) Overstreet
    • spouse: Shara Baker Overstreet
    • children: James Carlisle Overstreet
    • Nathaniel Baker Overstreet
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    Born August 31, 1945
    (age 72)
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