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Thomas Watson McAliley

Thomas Watson McAliley, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1959, District Court (southern district) Florida 1960, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1961, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit), United States Supreme Court 1971.

Background

  • McAliley, Thomas Watson was born on June 7, 1932 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Thomas W. and Dorothy J. McAliley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Florida, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, University Florida. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1959.

    Career

    • Associate Hector Faircloth & Rutledge, Miami, Florida, 1959—1961. Partner Nichols Gaither Beckham Colson & Spence, 1961—1966. Senior partner Beckham & McAliley, PA & Beckham, McAliley & Schultz, PA, since 1966.

      Counsel Florida Senate, 1982. Member investment advisory committee State Board Adjustment, 1980—1983, chairman, 1980—1982, Florida Rural Legal Services, 1967—1972, board directors, 1970—1976, president, 1970—1973. Served with United States Army, 1953-1955.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1959, District Court (southern district) Florida 1960, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1961, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit), United States Supreme Court 1971.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Fellow: American Bar Foundation, International Academy Trial Lawyers. Member: American Association For Justice, American Bar Association, Blue Key, Dade County Trial Lawyers Association, Academy Florida Labor-Management Relations Attorneys, American Judicature Society, Maritime Law Association United States, Academy Florida Trial Lawyers, International Society Barristers, Inner Circle Advisers, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Dade County Bar Association, Florida Bar, University (Jacksonville), Miami, Standard, Governors, Bankers, Phi Alpha Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Richards McAliley, June 14, 1955. Children: Chris, Kevin, Neal.
    • father: Thomas W.
    • mother: Dorothy J. McAliley
    • spouse: Janet Richards McAliley
    • children: Chris McAliley
    • Kevin McAliley
    • Neal McAliley
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