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Vincent "X" Yakowicz

Vincent "X" Yakowicz, American lawyer, consultant. Bar: Pennsylvania 1957, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1983.

Background

  • Yakowicz, Vincent "X" was born on July 29, 1932 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Vincent William and Anna (Kahocka) Yakowicz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1953. Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania, 1956. Postgraduate, University Virginia, 1969.

    Career

    • Assistant attorney general Pennsylvania Department Revenue, Harrisburg, 1958-1959, bureau director, 1959-1962. Deputy attorney general State of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 1962-1971, deputy secretary of revenue, 1971-1974, secretary of revenue, 1974-1975, solicitor general, 1975-1978. Chief deputy counsel, chief of litigation Pennsylvania Department Treasury, Harrisburg, 1979-1987.

      Private practice, since 1987. Chief of litigation, Pennsylvania Department Insurance, 1979. Chief tax litigation, Pennsylvania Department Justice, 1979.

      Advisory committee Decedent Estate Laws of Joint State Government Committee. Legal counselor to Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention on Revisions. Board directors Pennsylvania Employees Retrement Fund, Pennsylvania School Employees Retirement Fund.

      Lecturer tax seminars, University Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Instructor court martial procedures Headquarters Marine Corps., Washington, 1957-1958. With United States Marine Corps, 1956-1958.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1957, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1983.

    Membership

    Board directors Pennsylvania State Employee's Retirement Systems, 1973—1978, Pennsylvania Public School Employee's Retirement Systems, 1979—1981. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Lawrence County Bar Association, National Tax Association, National Association Tax Administrators, Federal Bench-Bar Executive Committee, National Association Attorney Generals (antitrust subcommittee), Governor's Tax Reform Committee, Multi-state Taxation Commission (chairman subcommittee).

    Connections

    • Married Marlene Brown, April 2, 1977. Children: Meredythe, Megan, Michelle.
    • father: Vincent William Yakowicz
    • mother: Anna (Kahocka) Yakowicz
    • spouse: Marlene Brown
    • children: Meredythe Yakowicz
    • Megan Yakowicz
    • Michelle Yakowicz
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