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William Matthew Rossi

William Matthew Rossi, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1981 (inactive), United States District Court (southern district) Ohio 1982, United States Supreme Court 1986, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1987, Florida 1991, United States District Court (southern and middle districts) Florida 1992, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1992.

Background

  • Rossi, William Matthew was born on June 11, 1954 in Coldwater, Ohio, United States. Son of Hugh Dominic and Patricia Jean (Putts) Rossi.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1977. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, University Dayton, 1981.

    Career

    • Associate Milliken & Fitton, Hamilton, Ohio, 1981-1983. Deputy law director, chief city negotiator City of Middletown, 1984—1989. Private practice, 1989-1992.

      Associate Jackson, Lewis, Schnitzler and Krupman, Orlando, Florida, 1992-1993. Deputy county attorney Sarasota County, 1993—2005. Chief deputy city attorney City of Miami, 2005—2008.

      Board directors Columbia Institute Business, Middletown, 1977-1978. Lecturer Sawyer College, Dayton, 1982-1983. Municipal court magistrate, 1984-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1981 (inactive), United States District Court (southern district) Ohio 1982, United States Supreme Court 1986, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1987, Florida 1991, United States District Court (southern and middle districts) Florida 1992, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Assistant coach Knothole Baseball, Middletown, 1981. Board director Butler County Mental Health Center, Hamilton, 1983-1985, Summer Youth Theatre, Middletown, 1985-1986. Member board review Troop 20 Boy Scouts American, 1986-1987.

    Member School Advisory Council, 1996-2002. Member national advisory board St. Joseph's College. Chairman allocations panel United Way, Sarasota, Florida, 2001-2005.

    Member impact council United Way, Miami, Sarasota, since 2007. Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association (co-chairman labor relations committee 2002), National Public Employer Labor Relations Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi (board directors, historian 1979-1980).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, travel, writing.

    Connections

    • Married Constance Sue Streacker, July 21, 1973. Children: Bryan Thomas, Lauren Michelle, Alexandria Marie.
    • father: Hugh Dominic Rossi
    • mother: Patricia Jean (Putts) Rossi
    • spouse: Constance Sue Streacker
    • children: Bryan Thomas Rossi
    • Lauren Michelle Rossi
    • Alexandria Marie Rossi
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    Born June 11, 1954
    (age 63)
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