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Thomas Michael O'Leary

Thomas Michael O'Leary, American lawyer. Bar: Washington 1977, United States Court Military Appeals 1978, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1983. Decorated Purple Heart, Cross of Gallantry (Vietnam). Member Judge Advs Association, Washington State Bar Association, Order Kentucky Colonels (commissioned colonel 1985).

Background

  • O'Leary, Thomas Michael was born on August 16, 1948 in New York City. Son of James and Julia Ann (Connolly) O'L.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, City University of New York, 1974. Juris Doctor, Seattle University, 1977.

    Career

    • Deputy prosecuting attorney Pierce County, Tacoma, 1978. Commissioned 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1978, advanced through grades to captain, 1978. Chief trial counsel Office of Staff Judge Advisory, Fort Polk, Louisiana, 1978-1979, trial defense counsel, trial defense service, 1979-1981.

      Chief legal advisor Office Inspector General, Heidelberg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1981-1982. Senior defense counsel Trial Defense Service, Giessen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1982-1984. Assistant chief administrative law United States Army Armor Center, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 1984-1985, chief administrative law, 1985, chief legal assistant, 1985-1986.

      Retired United States Army, 1996. Senior trial attorney Immigration and naturalization Service, Phoenix, 1987. Sector counsel, special assistant United States attorney, United States Border Patrol, Tucson, 1987-1990.

      Enforcement counsel United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1990-1995, assistant district counsel Phoenix litigation, 1995-1997. Appointed United States Immigration Judge, United States Immigration Court, Imperial, California, 1997-2000, Arizona, appointed senior United States Immigration Judge, Tucson, since 2008. Adjunct professor Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Tucson, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Washington 1977, United States Court Military Appeals 1978, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1983.

    Membership

    Member Judge Advs Association, Washington State Bar Association, Order Kentucky Colonels (commissioned colonel 1985).

    Connections

    • Married Luise Ann Williams, January 13, 1978. 1 child, Richard Meridith.
    • father: James O'L.
    • mother: Julia Ann (Connolly) O'L.
    • spouse: Luise Ann Williams
    • child: Richard Meridith O'Leary
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    Born August 16, 1948
    (age 69)
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