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Deborah Gail Kohl

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Deborah Gail Kohl, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 80, United States District Court Rhode Island 80, United States District Court Massachusetts 81.

Background

Kohl, Deborah Gail was born on August 2, 1954 in Providence. Daughter of Harry and Lillian (Abrams) Kohl.

Education

Bachelor, University Rhode Island, 1980. Juris Doctor, Northeastern University, 1980.

Career

Trial attorney Law Offices John P. Linehan, Boston, 1981—1985, Wynn & Wynn, Professional Corporation, Boston, 1985—1988. Partner Aven & Kohl, 1989—2001. Attorney Law Offices Deborah Kohl, Fall River, Massachusetts, since 2001.

Member finance committee North Attleboro, 1996—2002. Chair, 1997—2002; chair building committee, 2003. Member East Greenwich Democratic Town Committee, Rhode Island, 1980—1990, secretary, 1984—1987.

Vice president Rhode Island Democratic Study Group, Providence, 1984—1985. Board directors Rhode Island Democratic State Committee, 1987—1990, Common Cause Rhode Island, 1987—1991, secretary, 1989—1991. Chairman Rhode Island Democratic Policy Commission, 1986—1987.

Board directors Rhode Island unit American Civil Liberties Union, 1974—1982, chairperson women's rights committee, 1984—1987. Chairperson steering committee Rhode Island Citizens' Utility Board, 1983—1986. Board directors Workplace Injury Litigation Group, since 1996, president, 2005—2006.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 80, United States District Court Rhode Island 80, United States District Court Massachusetts 81.

Membership

Member of American Association For Justice (chair workers compensation committee 2003), American Bar Association (vice chair workers comp committee), Massachusetts Women's Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association (subcommittee workers compensation since 1989, lecturer Massachusetts continuing lega education since 1987), Rhode Island Bar Association.

Connections

Married Neil J. Benharris Kohl.

father:
Harry Kohl

mother:
Lillian (Abrams) Kohl

spouse:
Neil J. Benharris Kohl.