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David Victor Brooks

David Victor Brooks, American lawyer. Bar: North Carolina 1977, United States Court Military Appeals 1978, United States District Court (eastern district) North Carolina 1980. Decorated Silver Star medal, Navy and Marine Corps medal, Bronze Star, Purple Heart.

Background

  • Brooks, David Victor was born on May 22, 1948 in Sendai, Japan. Came to the United States, 1951, naturalized, 1975. Son of David Kenneth and Mary Victoria (Gooding) Brooks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with high honors, North Carolina State University, 1974. Juris Doctor, University North Carolina, 1977.

    Career

    • Senior trial attorney Naval Legal Service Office, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 1977-1978. Tort claims attorney Norfolk, Virginia, 1978-1980. Associate Maupin Taylor & Ellis P.A., Raleigh, North Carolina, 1980-1984, partner, 1984-1985.

      Chairman North Carolina Industrial Commission, 1985-1987. Managing partner Brooks Stevens & Pope P.A., Cary, North Carolina, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: North Carolina 1977, United States Court Military Appeals 1978, United States District Court (eastern district) North Carolina 1980.

    Works

    • Covenantal Rights
    • Covenantal Rights is a groundbreaking work of political theory: a comprehensive, philosophically sophisticated attempt to bring insights from the Jewish political tradition into current political and legal debates about rights and to bring rights discourse more fully into Jewish thought.
    • Author: The New Book of Rights, 1998.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: lutheran. Republican.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Board directors Mid-State Safety Council, Henderson, North Carolina, since 1983. General counsel North Carolina Republican Party, Raleigh, 1983-1985. District commissioner Boy Scouts American, Raleigh, since 1981.

    Captain United States Marine Corps, 1966-1972, Vietnam. Lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1977-1980. Member American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, American Society Safety Engineers, Wake County Bar Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lions.

    Connections

    • Married Deborah Ann Gary, November 14, 1970 (divorced 1983). Married Mary Bonnie Kemp, July 7, 1984. Children: Meredith Maxwell, Healther Branan, Matthew David, Sarah Rose.
    • father: David Kenneth Brooks
    • mother: Mary Victoria (Gooding) Brooks
    • spouses: Deborah Ann Gary
    • Mary Bonnie Kemp
    • children: Meredith Maxwell Brooks
    • Healther Branan Brooks
    • Matthew David Brooks
    • Sarah Rose Brooks
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    Born March 22, 1948
    (age 69)
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