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Samuel Chavez

Samuel Chavez, Mexican lawyer. Bar: Indiana 1985, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) Indiana. Named McArthur Foundation fellow, 1985; recipient American Jurisprudence award, 1985. Lieutenant United States Army, 1984-1985. Member American Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, Tippecanoe County Bar Association, Immigration Lawyers Guild.

Background

  • Chavez, Samuel was born on September 1, 1958 in Gudalajara, Mexico. Came to the United States, 1962. Son of Fidel and Felipa (Vasquez) Chavez.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Purdue University, 1981. Master of Arts, Purdue University, 1983. Juris Doctor, Indiana University, 1985.

    Career

    • Private practice, Lafayette, Indiana, since 1985. Legal adviser Cary's Boys Home, Lafayette, Indiana, since 1985, Lafayette Project Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, since 1987. Guardian ad litem Tippecanoe County (Indiana) Superior Court, Lafayette, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Indiana 1985, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) Indiana.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Lieutenant United States Army, 1984-1985. Member American Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, Tippecanoe County Bar Association, Immigration Lawyers Guild.

    Personality

    Interests

    Computer, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Christina A. Harper, March 29, 1979. Children: Samuel II, Anthony, Savannah Christine.
    • father: Fidel Chavez
    • mother: Felipa (Vasquez) Chavez
    • spouse: Christina A. Harper
    • children: Samuel II Chavez
    • Anthony Chavez
    • Savannah Christine Chavez
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    Born September 1, 1958
    (age 59)
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