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Michael William Eaton

Michael William Eaton, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Texas 1984, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1985, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1986, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1988.

Background

  • Eaton, Michael William was born on July 28, 1958 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Charles H. and Helen Gilbough (Miller) Eaton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Political Science, Southern Methodist University, 1980. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1984. Postgraduate, University Texas, Dallas, since 1997.

    Career

    • Assistant general counsel Kirby Oil Corporation, Inc., Dallas, 1984-1985. Partner Leonard & Eaton, 1985-1986. Associate Page & Addison, Professional Corporation, 1986-1987.

      Private practice, 1987. President San Jacinto Investments Group, 1992—2000. Founding partner Eaton, Deaguero & Bishop, LLP, Dallas, since 2002.

      Lecturer in economics El Centro (Texas) College, since 1995. Lecturer in constitutional law University Texas, Dallas, since 1996. Founder, director Texas Jury Research Institute, since 1996.

      Founding partner Affordable Housing Solutions, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1984, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1985, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1986, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1988.

    Works

    • Co-author: Expert Witnesses in The Courtroom, 1996. Reviewer American Journal of Political Science, since 1994.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Volunteer Texans for Bush/Quayle, Dallas, 1988. Delegate John Connolly for President Campaign, Dallas, New Orleans, 1980. North Texas youth coordinator William P. Clements for Governor Campaign, Dallas, Fort Worth, Denton, 1978.

    Southern Methodist University re-election chairman John Tower for United States Senate Campaign, Dallas, 1978. Member National Audubon Society, Nature Conservancy, State Bar Texas, Association Trial Lawyers American, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (officer Dallas Lawyers Concerned Lawyers 1996-1997, since 1997), Smithsonian Institution National Arbor Day Foundation, Phi Alpha Delta, Ancient Order of Hibernians (president 1998-2000).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, gourmet cooking, travel.

    Connections

    • father: Charles H. Eaton
    • mother: Helen Gilbough (Miller) Eaton
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    Born July 28, 1958
    (age 59)
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