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David Vandiver Wilson, II

David Vandiver Wilson, II, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1993, Nevada 2007. Named Child Advocate of Year Black Adoption Council Southeast Texas, Beaumont, 1997; named to Houston's Top Lawyers List, Houston Texas Magazine, 2005-2006; recipient 1st prize Bruno Bitker Essay Contest, 1992, President award Houston Bar Association, 2008, Distinguished Alumnus award Duke University, 2008.

Background

  • II, David Vandiver Wilson, was born on January 9, 1968 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of David Vandiver and Emma Lee (Binion) W.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1989. Juris Doctor, South Texas College Law, Houston, 1993.

    Career

    • Assistant district attorney Harris County, Houston, 1993-1995. Adjunct professor law South Texas College Law, 1994-1995, 98—. Assistant district attorney Angelina County, Lufkin, Texas, 1995-1998.

      Instructor Angelina College Police Academy, 1995-1998. Shareholder Hays, McConn, Rice & Pickering, Houston, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1993, Nevada 2007.

    Works

    • Editor in Chief C2
    • Encourages students to practice their language mechanics and detail skills as they analyze a picture, picture caption and story for grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, spelling, usage, capitalization, or content errors and then correct the errors like real editors.
    • Editor in Chief® Level 3
    • Grades: 9-12+ Editor in Chief® improves students' grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and attention to detail using a standards-based thinking approach rather than drill and practice.
    • Editor in Chief® Level 3
    • Grades: 9-12+ Editor in Chief® improves students' grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and attention to detail using a standards-based thinking approach rather than drill and practice.
    • Editor in Chief® Level 3
    • Grades: 9-12+ Editor in Chief® improves students' grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and attention to detail using a standards-based thinking approach rather than drill and practice.

    Politics

    When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.

    Religion

    God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

    Membership

    Member executive board Habitat for Humanity Angelina County, 1996-1998. Trustee First United Methodist Church, Lufkin, 1996-1998. Board stewards Memorial Doctor United Methodist Church, 2001-2007, board trustee Texas Conference United Methodist Church, since 2008.

    Fellow Texas Bar Foundation, Houston Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association (member house of deals 1997-2000), Dirty Rotten Imbeciles (vice chair, construction law committee since 2009), Angelina County Bar Association (board directors 1996-1998), Houston Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hunting, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Graham, December 18, 1988. Children: Katherine Elizabeth, Sarah Margaret, David Vandiver III.
    • father: David Vandiver W.
    • mother: Emma Lee (Binion) W.
    • spouse: Susan Graham
    • children: Katherine Elizabeth II
    • Sarah Margaret II
    • David Vandiver III
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    Born January 9, 1968
    (age 49)
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