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G. Van Velsor Wolf,, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1974, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, Arizona 1982, United States District Court Arizona 1982, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1982. Recipient St. George medal American Cancer Society, 1998.


Wolf, G. Van Velsor was born on February 19, 1944 in Baltimore. Son of G. Van Velsor (deceased) and Alice Roberts (Kimberly) W.


Bachelor, Yale University, 1966. Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University, 1973.


Agricultural advisor United States Peace Corps., 1966-1970. Associate Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York City, 1973-1975. Visiting lecturer law Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia, 1975-1976.

Editor-in-chief Environmental Law Reporter, Washington, 1976-1981. Associate Lewis & Roca, Phoenix, 1981-1984, partner, 1984-1991, Snell & Wilmer, Phoenix, 1991—2008, of counsel, since 2008. Visiting lecturer law University Arizona, 1990, Vanderbilt University, 1991, University Maryland, 1994, Arizona State University, 1995, adjunct professor, Law School, since 2010.

Consultant National Trust History Preservation, Washington, 1981.


National board directors American Cancer Society, Inc., 1999—2010, board directors Arizona division, 1985—1996, secretary Arizona division, 1990—1992, vice-chairman Arizona division, 1992—1994, chairman Arizona division, 1994—1996, board directors Southwest division, 1996—2003, chairman, 1996—1998, board directors, Cancer Action Network, 2002—2005, board directors Great West division, since 2003, president Cancer Action Network, 2003—2004, national treasurer, 2004—2006, national vice chair, 2006—2007, national chair, 2008—2009. Board directors Herberger Theatre Center, 1998—2006, secretary, 2001—2003, vice chairman, 2003—2004. Board directors Phoenix Little Theatre, 1983—1989, chairman, 1985—1987.

Member American Bar Association (vice-chairman SONREEL commission state and regional environmental cooperative 1995-1998, co-chairman 1998-2000, vice-chairman environmental audits task force 1998-1999, vice-chairman SONREEL annual meeting planning committee 1998-1999), Association of Bar of City of New York, Arizona State Bar Association (council environmental & national research law section 1988-1993, chairman 1991-1992, Continuing Legal Education committee 1992-1998, chairman 1997-1998), Maricopa County Bar Association, Arizona Academy, University Club Phoenix.


Son of G. Van Velsor (deceased) and Alice Roberts (Kimberly) W. (deceased). Married Ann Holmes Kavanagh, May 19, 1984. Children: George Van Velsor III, Timothy Kavanagh (deceased), Christopher Kavanagh, Elisabeth Huxley.