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Gary James Wood

Gary James Wood, American lawyer. Bar: Washington 1979, United States District Court (western district), Washington 1980, United States District Court (western district), California 1981, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1985.

Background

  • Wood, Gary James was born on April 16, 1954 in Albuquerque. Son of James Franklin and Vera Lillie (Cooper) Wood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, Northwestern University, 1975. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1978.

    Career

    • Directing attorney Evergreen Legal Services, Vancouver, Washington, 1978—1981. Staff attorney Washington Appellate Defender, Seattle, 1981—1982. Associate Starnes & Springs, San Francisco, 1982—1983, Law Office T. Starnes, San Francisco, 1983—1984.

      Private practice, 1984—1985. Principal Wood and McNamara, 1985—1986, Gottesman & Wood, since 1986. Executive vice president Washington Legal Workers, Seattle, 1981—1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Washington 1979, United States District Court (western district), Washington 1980, United States District Court (western district), California 1981, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1985.

    Works

    • Author (editor): Proving Disability Before the Social Security Adminstration, 1980.

    Membership

    Member Area Agency Aging: Nursing Homes, Vancouver, 1980, Srs. Alcoholism Council, Vancouver, 1980. Executive committee member Health Research and Policy Foundation, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Employment Project.

    Advisory board NLG Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome project. Chairman Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Legal Referral Panel. Member of Bay Area Lawyers Individual Freedom (board directors), California Trial Lawyers Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • father: James Franklin Wood
    • mother: Vera Lillie (Cooper) Wood
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    Born April 16, 1954
    (age 63)
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