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Vernon Pellett Squires

Vernon Pellett Squires, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1993, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1993, Iowa 1995, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Iowa 1995, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1998. Recipient Spot News and Public Service Reporting award Associated Press, 1988, Investigative Reporting award Illinois Press Association, 1988.

Background

  • Squires, Vernon Pellett was born on March 22, 1964 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Vernon Tuttle Squires and Merelyn Ruth (Pellett) McKnight.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, Williams College, 1986. Juris Doctor cum laude, University Minnesota, 1993.

    Career

    • Reporter Moline (Illinois) Dispatch, 1987-1989, Milwaukee Journal, 1989. Accountant executive Zigman, Joseph & Stephenson, Milwaukee, 1989-1990. Associate Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, Chicago, 1993-1995, Bradley & Riley, Professional Corporation, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1993, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1993, Iowa 1995, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Iowa 1995, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1998.

    Membership

    Member Leadership for Five Seasons. Board directors Cedar Rapids Theatre, American Red Cross (Grant Wood chapter). Member American Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association, Linn County Bar Association, Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court, Kiwanis Club International Cedar Rapids.

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, golf, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Cindy Lee Hanawalt, December 31, 1995. Children: Courtney, Samantha.
    • father: Vernon Tuttle Squires McKnight
    • mother: Merelyn Ruth (Pellett) McKnight
    • spouse: Cindy Lee Hanawalt
    • children: Courtney Squires
    • Samantha Squires
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