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Richard Edward Harrison

Richard Edward Harrison, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1974, United States Dist Court (eastern district) Texas 1974, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1977, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1977, Texas (personal injury trial law, civil trial law).

Background

  • Harrison, Richard Edward was born on July 7, 1948 in Oklahoma City. Son of Charles William and Mary Elizabeth (Pettigrew) Harrison.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Coe College, 1970. Juris Doctor, Southern. Methodist University, 1973.

    Career

    • Associate Elliott & Nall, Sherman, Texas, 1974—1975, Nall-Harrison-Nall, Sherman, 1975—1976, Nall-Kyle-Harrison-Nall, Sherman, 1976—1977. Partner Nance, Caston & Nall, 1977—1981, Henderson Bryant & Wolfe, Sherman, 1981—1993, Law Office of Richard Harrison, 1993—2000, Harrison & Hull, since 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1974, United States Dist Court (eastern district) Texas 1974, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1977, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1977, Texas (personal injury trial law, civil trial law).

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Board directors Texoma Valley Coun.Boy Scouts American, 1979—1984. Trustee Coe College,, Cedar Rapids, 1980—1988. Civil trial advisory National Board of Trial Advocacy.

    President Dallas Chamber Orch.1997, Sherman Community Players, 1981. Fellow: Texas Bar Foundation. Member: Rotary (president 1989), Texas Association Defense Counsel (editor Workers Company Newsletter 1988, selected Texas Super Lawyer Texas Monthly 2004-2006), American Board Trial Advocates (advisor), National Association RailRoad Trial Attorneys, Sherman Junior Chamber of Commerce (president 1978, Outstanding Citizen of Sherman award 1983), Texas Young Lawyers Association (board directors 1982-1984, Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas 1984-1985), Grayson County Bar Association (president 1978-1979), North Texas Bar Association 1979-1980.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, reading, fly fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Edna Lee Hanvey, August 10, 1974. 1 child Morgan Lee.
    • father: Charles William Harrison
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Pettigrew) Harrison
    • spouse: Edna Lee Hanvey
    • child: Morgan Lee Harrison
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    Born July 7, 1948
    (age 69)
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