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Melissa Anne Thorme

Melissa Anne Thorme, American lawyer. Bar: California 1990, United States District Court (eastern, southern, central district) California 1993, 2000, 2002, (9th circuit) Court of Appeals 2004, United States Superior Court 2004.

Background

  • Thorme, Melissa Anne was born on December 20, 1963 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Biology, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1985. Master of Science in Ecology, University California, Davis, 1988. Juris Doctor, University California, Davis, 1990.

      Master of Laws in Energy and Environment, Tulane University, 1992.

    Career

    • Law clerk Dana, Dehart, Chaffin, Price, Shade & Stein, Sacramento, summer 1987. Volunteer legal intern Defenders of Wildlife, summer 1988. Law clerk Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, San Francisco, summer 1989.

      Teaching assistant University California, Davis, 1988-1990. Volunteer legal intern Remy and Thomas, Sacramento, spring 1990. Environmental law fellow Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, New Orleans, 1990-1992.

      Legal counsel, environmental scientist Larry Walker Associates, Davis, 1993—1999. Counsel Beveridge & Diamond LLP, Sacramento, 1999—2000. Counsel, partner Downey Brand LLP, since 2000.

      Committee member Barrataria-Terrebonne National Estuary, Baton Rouge, 1992. Chair clean water subcommittee Association California Water Agencies, 1998-2003. President Riparian Improvement Organization, 1994-1996.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1990, United States District Court (eastern, southern, central district) California 1993, 2000, 2002, (9th circuit) Court of Appeals 2004, United States Superior Court 2004.

    Works

    • Author: (novels) With Malicious Intent, 2004. Contributor articles public to professional journals.

    Membership

    Committee member Louisiana Safe Drinking Water Task Force, Baton Rouge, 1990-1992. Working group member Louisiana Solid Waste Regulations Committee, Baton Rouge, 1991-1992. Member American Bar Association, Riparian Improvement Organization (incorporator, president 1994-1996), Calif Association of Sanitation Agency (legal affairs and water quality committees).

    Personality

    Interests

    Dressage.

    Connections

    • Married Robert Kingsley, July 15, 1995. 2 children.
    • spouse: Robert Kingsley
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    Born December 20, 1963
    (age 53)
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