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Linda Antionette Willis

Linda Antionette Willis, lawyer. Bar: Ohio. Member of Pi Gamma Mu, Black Women Lawyers Association, Norman S. Minor Bar Association, American Bar Association, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Background

  • Willis, Linda Antionette was born on May 12, 1954. Daughter of James Robert and Lenolia Ione (Gladden) Willis.

  • Education

    • Student, Wellesley College, 1971—1972. Bachelor of Arts, DePaul University, Chicago, 1978. Juris Doctor, 1981.

    Career

    • Legal intern, Chicago, 1980—1981. Staff attorney Legal Aid Society, Cleveland, 1981—1982. Assistant public defender Cuyahoga County Public Defender' General’ s Office, since 1982.

      Member legal redress committee National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1984. Member executive committee Cub Scouts, Warrensville Heights, Ohio, 1982. Board directors Black Women Political Action Committee, Cleveland.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio.

    Politics

    Christians acting as the salt of the earth and the light of the world have a responsibility to engage their culture, including participating in the political process.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Communion and Water Baptism are symbolic acts of obedience to the teaching of Jesus in the New Testament.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    As your relationship with God develops and becomes closer, your living habits will change as a natural course of events.

    Membership

    Member of Pi Gamma Mu, Black Women Lawyers Association, Norman S. Minor Bar Association, American Bar Association, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers.

    Connections

    • Married Luther Eugene Cobbs, June 16, 1972 (divorced 1978). Children: Luther Eugene, James Robert Willis-Cobbs. Married Richard Allan Chambers, May 16, 1981.
    • father: James Robert Willis
    • mother: Lenolia Ione (Gladden) Willis
    • spouses: Luther Eugene Cobbs
    • Richard Allan Chambers
    • children: Luther Eugene Willis
    • James Robert Willis-Cobbs Willis
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    Born March 12, 1954
    (age 63)