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Walter Hull Beckham, III

Walter Hull Beckham, III, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1977, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1978, United States District Court (middle district) Georgia 1988, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982.

Background

  • III, Walter Hull Beckham, was born on February 12, 1948 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Walter Hull Beckham Junior and Ethel Brooks (Koger) Beckham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Emory University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Emory University, 1977. Master of Business Administration, University Michigan, 1972.

    Career

    • Investment analyst, portfolio manager Life of Georgia, Atlanta, 1972-1974. Associate Jessee, Ritchie & Duncan, Professional Corporation, 1977-1981, partner, 1981-1982. Private practice, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1977, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1978, United States District Court (middle district) Georgia 1988, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982.

    Membership

    Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association Blue Ridge Assembly, since 2010, Community Outreach Young Men’s Christian Association, Atlanta, 1973—1975. Brookhaven Boys Club, 1976. President Senior Honorary Society Emory University, 1984—1985, member Law School Council, 1993—2001, board governors, 2001—2005.

    Member of American Bar Association (tort and insurance practice section, long range planning committee 1986-1990, council 1990-1993, section chairman 1995-1996), Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (long range planning committee 1982-1986), International Academy Trial Lawyers (state chairman since 2002, international relations committee 2004-2007), Atlanta Bar Association (state court committee 1985), Georgia Bar Association (co-chairman committee on professionalism 1997—2000, judicial procedure and administration committee since 2000), Kappa Alpha (Hardeman Province Court of Honor).

    Personality

    Interests

    Hunting, fishing, skiing.

    Connections

    • father: Walter Hull Beckham Beckham Junior
    • mother: Ethel Brooks (Koger) Beckham
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    Born February 12, 1948
    (age 69)
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