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C. Richard Bellah

C. Richard Bellah, American lawyer. Bar: United States District Court Arizona 1980, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1981, United States Tax Court 1985, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985.

Background

  • Bellah, C. Richard was born on January 11, 1955 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Max and Charlotte (Arant) Bellah.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in General Business Administration, Arizona State University, 1977. Juris Doctor, University Arizona, 1980.

    Career

    • Law clerk to presiding justice Arizona Supreme Court, Phoenix, 1980-1981. Associate Crotts & Laird, 1981-1982. Partner Charles, Smith & Bellah, Glendale, Arizona, 1982-1986.

      Private practice, 1986-1988. Partner Bellah & Harrian, since 1988. Councilman City of Glendale, 1984-1992, vice mayor, 1991-1992.

      Justice of peace pro tempore Maricopa County Justice Court, Glendale, 1985-1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: United States District Court Arizona 1980, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1981, United States Tax Court 1985, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985.

    Membership

    Committeeman precinct Maricopa County Representatives. Board directors Glendale Youth Center, Faith House Women's Shelter, Fiesta Bowl, Phoenix Christian High School, since 1993. Member finance committee and policy committee Northwest Community Christian School.

    Deacon Baptist Church. Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Bar Association (Silver Key award 1979), Arizona Bar Association, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, Phi Alpha Delta (chapter justice, vice justice alumni association), Sigma Phi Epsilon (Hall of Honor).

    Personality

    Interests

    Jogging.

    Connections

    • Married Erin P. Jones, October 1987.
    • father: Max Bellah
    • mother: Charlotte (Arant) Bellah
    • spouse: Erin P. Jones
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    Born January 11, 1955
    (age 62)
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