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James William Hamilton

James William Hamilton, American lawyer. Bar: California 1960, District of Columbia 1983.


  • Hamilton, James William was born on September 6, 1932 in Omaha. Son of James William and Mary (Morgans) Hamilton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, Stanford University, 1959.


    • Associate Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, Los Angeles, 1959-1965, partner, 1965-1993, senior counsel, since 1993, partner Costa Mesa, California, 1974-1982, 85-93, Washington, 1982-1985, of counsel, since 1993. Board directors National Bank Southern California, Newport Beach.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1960, District of Columbia 1983.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Board directors Art Institute Southern California, Laguna Beach, Opportunity International, Chicago. Board visitors Stanford University Law School, 1978-1981, 96—. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1954-1956.

    Member American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association (chairman corporation section 1973-1974, editor bulletin 1970-1971), Orange County Bar Association, Big Canyon Country Club (Newport Beach), Ironwood Country Club (Palm Desert, California), Phi Gamma Delta.



    Golf, skiing, swimming.


    • Married Carol Lorraine Kircher, July 10, 1954. Children: Theodore, Evelyn, Bonnie.
    • father: James William Hamilton
    • mother: Mary (Morgans) Hamilton
    • spouse: Carol Lorraine Kircher
    • children: Theodore Hamilton
    • Evelyn Hamilton
    • Bonnie Hamilton
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    Born September 6, 1932