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David Henry Vena

David Henry Vena, American lawyer. Bar: California 1965, United States District Court (southern district) California 1965, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1965.


Vena, David Henry was born on December 21, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of David P. and Frances (Wilks) Vena.


University of California, Los Angeles (Bachelor of Arts, 1961). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, 1964).


Worked at Latham & Watkins. Admitted to the bar, 1965, California. Trustee, Los Angeles County Bar Foundation, 1988-1994.

Member: Los Angeles County Bar Association. National Health Lawyers Association. American Academy of Hospital Attorneys.


Founder Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Trustee Friends of Photography, Carmel, California, since 1983. Board directors Otis/Parsons, Los Angeles, since 1980, Skystone Foundation Inc., Flagstaff, Arizona, since 1985, University of California at Los Angeles Arts Council, since 1986.

Member Los Angeles Bar Association, Clubs: Los Angeles Country.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting contemporary art, golf.


Married Carolyn Willis, January 20, 1961 (divorced December 1980). Children: Gabrielle, Arianne. Married Carol A. Vena-Mondt, September 30, 1984.