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politician , Member of the Australian House of Representatives , Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly

DEAN HORWITZ, American Lawyer, Partner of PREVIANT, GOLDBERG, UELMEN, GRATZ, MILLER & BRUEGGEMAN, S.C., specializing in the field of ciation; State Bar of Wisconsin (Member, General Practice Section); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Background

HORWITZ, DEAN was born on January 13, 1949 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

Education

Born of Australian parents in Hiroshima, Japan, he was educated at Monash University before becoming a lawyer.

Career

Later, he was a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Queensland and an author and political commentator. In the autumn of 1981 he lectured at Saint David's University College, Lampeter in Wales. In 1983, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Petrie, defeating sitting Liberal member John Hodges.

Hodges defeated Wells in 1984. In 1986, Wells was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland as the member for Murrumba, and in 1989 was appointed Attorney-General, a position he held until 1995. In 1998, he was appointed Minister for Education.

In 2001 he was shifted to become Minister for the Environment, a position he held until 2004.

Membership

Milwaukee and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Wisconsin (Member, Sections on: Litigation and Municipal Law). Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers.

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. General Trial and Appellate Practice and Personal Injury.