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Edmond Ray Davis

Edmond Ray Davis, American lawyer. Bar: California 1952, United States District Court (central district) California 1952. Recipient Alumni award Pepperdine College, 1962.


Davis, Edmond Ray was born on September 4, 1928 in Glendale, California, United States. Son of Archie Allen and Eve Mae (Hoover) Davis.


George Pepperdine College. Hastings College of Law, University of California (Juris Doctor, 1952).


Worked at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP (Los Angeles, California) specializing in Trusts and Estates Law, Planning and Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1953, California. Order of the Coif. Member, Chancery Club.

Author: Chapter on Instructions, California Decedent Estate Practice, California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1987. California Chairman, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, 1981-1986. Member, International Academy of Estate and Trust Law.

Chairman, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section, State Bar of California, 1977-1978. Member, Executive Committee, Probate and Trust Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1972-1974 and 1986-1989. Chair, 1974). Recipient, 1991 Arthur K. Marshall Award, Los Angeles County Bar Association.

(Certified Specialist, Taxation Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization).


Chairman, public administrator Public Guardian Advisory Communications, Los County Board Supervisors, 1974-1976. Board directors Braille Institute American, Inc., Children's Bureau Southern California, Children's Bureau Foundation, Fifield Manors, Inc. President Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1962.

Member legal committee Music Center Foundation, Performing Arts Council, Los Angeles county, 1980-1985. With United States Army, 1952-1954. Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel (chairman California chapter 1981-1986).

Member International Academy Estate and Trust Law (academician), State Bar of California (chairman estate planning, trust and probate law section 1977-1978), Los Angeles County Bar Association (executive committee, probate and trust law section 1986-1989, Arthur K. Marshall award Probate and Trust Law section 1991), Order of Coif, California Club, Chancery Club.


Married Ruby Evelyn Davis, October 17, 1954. Children: Phillip A., Sandra A.