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William Raymond Ninnis

William Raymond Ninnis was American lawyer. Bar: California 1963, United States District Court (northern district) California 1963, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1963, United States District Court (eastern district) California 1967, United States District Court (central district) California 1984.

Background

  • Ninnis, William Raymond was born on August 23, 1932 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of William Raymond and Oda Marie (Jensen) Ninnis.

  • Education

    • AB, San Francisco State University, 1958. Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor, University California, 1962.

    Career

    • Associate house counsel Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Francisco, 1962-1967. Trial attorney, vice president and secretary Dawson & Ninnis PLC, Fresno, 1967-1984. Partner, trial attorney Ninnis & Cribbs, 1984—2005.

      Judge pro tempore Workers Compensation Appeals Board, 1984—2005, arbitrator, 1994—2005.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1963, United States District Court (northern district) California 1963, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1963, United States District Court (eastern district) California 1967, United States District Court (central district) California 1984.

    Politics

    The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    As someone joins the group of people seeking to follow the way of Jesus, it means to respond to God's challenge and begin to share his relationship with God as Father.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.

    Membership

    Member California State Bar Association, San Francisco County Bar Association, Fresno County Bar Association, Clovis Bar Association (vice president, board director Fresno rape council 1988), San Francisco Bar Association (chairman worker's compensation committee 1965-1967), Northern California Defense Attorney's Association (board directors 1973-1983).

    Personality

    Interests

    Hunting, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Frances Parker. Children: William Bradley, David Raymond.
    • father: William Raymond Ninnis
    • mother: Oda Marie (Jensen) Ninnis
    • spouse: Mary Frances Parker
    • children: William Bradley Ninnis
    • David Raymond Ninnis
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