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Craig Sterling Watson

Craig Sterling Watson, American lawyer. Bar: Louisiana 1984, Texas 1985, United States District Court (middle district) Louisiana 1984, United States District Court (eastern district) Louisiana 1985, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1986, United States District Court (western district) Louisiana 1990, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1987, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1988.

Background

  • Watson, Craig Sterling was born on March 19, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of George Ray and Joan Fay (Steele) Watson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University New Orleans, 1981. Juris Doctor, Louisiana State University, 1984.

    Career

    • Associate Cave and McKay, Baton Rouge, 1984-1993, McKay & Watson, Baton Rouge, 1993-1996. Private practice, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Louisiana 1984, Texas 1985, United States District Court (middle district) Louisiana 1984, United States District Court (eastern district) Louisiana 1985, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1986, United States District Court (western district) Louisiana 1990, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1987, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1988.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Campaign volunteer Edwin Edwards for Governor Louisiana, 1983, Bryan Bush for District Attorney Baton Rouge, 1985, John Breaux for United States Senate, 1986. Deputy campaign coordinator Tauzin for Governor With United States Coast Guard 1975-1979, Reserve retired. Member American Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, Baton Rouge Bar Association (member federal bar liaison com since 1984), Texas Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Marathon running, sports, coin collecting/numismatics.

    Connections

    • father: George Ray Watson
    • mother: Joan Fay (Steele) Watson
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    Born March 19, 1958
    (age 59)
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