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Bruce Alexander Atkins, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1976, Texas 1979, United States Court Appeals (4th and 5th circuits) 1977, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1977, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1982, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1983. Earl Warren Legal Training fellow Earl Warren Foundation, 1973-1976.

Background

Atkins, Bruce Alexander was born on July 3, 1948 in Newport News, Virginia, United States. Son of Alexander and Clara Belle (Parker) Atkins.

Education

Bachelor with high honors, Hampton Institute, 1969. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1976.

Career

Attorney Gulf Oil Corporation, Atlanta, Houston, 1976-1985. Associate general counsel TransAmerican Natural Gas corporation, 1985-1986. Senior associate Wood, Lucksinger & Epstein, 1986-1988.

Private practice Houston, since 1988. Visiting professor National Urban League, Texas and Louisiana, 1981-1984. Chairman creditors commission Continental Airlines, Inc., Houston, 1984, Hill Petroleum Company, Houston, 1984.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 1976, Texas 1979, United States Court Appeals (4th and 5th circuits) 1977, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1977, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1982, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Texas Collections Manual. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Conference faculty University Houston Law Foundation Captain United States Army, 1969-1973. Member Houston Bar Association, Houston Lawyers Association, Raveneaux Club (Spring, Texas).

Connections

Children: Alexandra Patrice, Brandon Jarod. Married Marilyn S. Richardson, April 10, 1991.

father:
Alexander Atkins

mother:
Clara Belle (Parker) Atkins

spouse:
Marilyn S. Richardson

children:
Alexandra Patrice Atkins

Brandon Jarod Atkins