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John Leo Tierney

John Leo Tierney, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1959, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1959, United States Court Appeals (3d and 10th circuits) 1963, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1968, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1976, United States Court Appeals (3d and 10th circuits) 1981.

Background

  • Tierney, John Leo was born on June 17, 1932 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Jay and Margaret C. (McKay) Tierney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science II, St. Peter's College, 1954. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1959. Master of Laws, Georgetown University, 1961.

    Career

    • Attorney-advisory Federal Communications Commission, Washington, 1959—1960. Associate Robert M. Booth, Junior, 1960—1964, Fletcher, Heald, Rowell, Kenehan & Hildreth, Washington, 1964—1967, McKenna & Wilkinson, Washington, 1967—1972, partner, 1972—1974. Private practice, 1974—1981.

      Founder to senior partner Tierney and Swift, from 1981. Guest lecturer department telecommunications Indiana University, 1975, University Michigan School Telecomm., 1981. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1954-1956.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1959, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1959, United States Court Appeals (3d and 10th circuits) 1963, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1968, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1976, United States Court Appeals (3d and 10th circuits) 1981.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, Communications Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Ann O'Brien, January 25, 1964. Children: John P., Matthew J., Brian X., Justin M., Kevin McK.
    • father: John Jay Tierney
    • mother: Margaret C. (McKay) Tierney
    • spouse: Mary Ann O'Brien
    • children: John P. Tierney
    • Matthew J. Tierney
    • Brian X. Tierney
    • Justin M. Tierney
    • Kevin McK Tierney
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    Died February 20, 2004
    (aged 71)
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