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Joseph Garner Dail

Joseph Garner Dail was American judge. Bar: North Carolina 1955, Virginia 1976. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1959; captain Reserve (retired). Member North Carolina Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Transportation Lawyers Association (Distinguished Service award 1976), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Dail, Joseph Garner was born on June 15, 1932 in Elloree, South Carolina, United States. Son of Joseph Garner and Esther Vernette (Harbort) Dail.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University North Carolina, 1953. Juris Doctor with honors, University North Carolina, 1955.

    Career

    • Private practice, Washington, 1959-1976. Partner Croft, Dail & Vance (and predecessor), 1966-1976. Sole practitioner McLean, Virginia, 1976—1983.

      Counsel Gabeler, Ward & Griggs, 1983-1987. Judge The United States of America administrative law Fresno, California, 1987-1994, San Francisco, 1994-1997, Tampa, 1997-1999. Senior United States administrative law judge, 1999—2005.

      Retired, 2005.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: North Carolina 1955, Virginia 1976.

    Works

    • Associate editor: North Carolina Law Rev, 1954-1955.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1959. Captain Reserve (retired). Member North Carolina Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Transportation Lawyers Association (Distinguished Service award 1976), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Martha E. MacReynolds. Children: Mary Holyoke.
    • father: Joseph Garner Dail
    • mother: Esther Vernette (Harbort) Dail
    • spouse: Martha E. MacReynolds
    • child: Mary Holyoke Dail
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