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Elwin Jabez Griffith Edit Profile

Lawyer , university administrator

Elwin Jabez Griffith, American lawyer, academic administrator. Bar: New York 1963. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association.

Background

Griffith, Elwin Jabez was born on March 2, 1938 in Barbados, West Indies. Son of Vincent and Ermie Griffith. came to the United States, 1956, naturalized, 1963.

Education

Bachelor, Long Island University, 1960. Juris Doctor, Brooklyn Law School, 1963. Master of Laws, New York University, 1964.

Career

Assistant counsel, Chase Manhattan Bank, New York City, 1964-1968, 68-71;assistant professor of law, Cleveland Marshall Law School, Cleveland State University, 1968;assistant counsel, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association, New York City, 1971-1972;assistant dean, Drake U. Law School, 1972-1973;associate professor, U. Cincinnati, 1973-1976;professor, U. Cincinnati, 1976-1978;associate dean, U. Cincinnati, 1974-1978;dean, DePaul University Law School, 1978-1985;professor, Florida State University College Law, Tallahassee, since 1986. Legal counsel Bedford-Stuyvesant Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1968-1971. Visiting professor colleges;visiting professor Black Exch. program National Urban League, 1970-1975.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1963.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to law reviews.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association.

Connections

Married Norma Joyce Rollins, June 9, 1962. 1 child, Traci.

father:
Vincent Griffith

mother:
Ermie Griffith

spouse:
Norma Joyce Rollins

child:
Traci Griffith