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George Lee Waas, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1970; certified in state and federal government law and administrative practice, Florida, United States Supreme Court, 1973. Named Outstanding Government Lawyer, Florida Trend Magazine; named one of Legal Elite, 2008-2009; recipient Claude Pepper Outstanding Government Lawyer award, Florida Bar, 2000.

Background

Waas, George Lee was born on July 12, 1943 in New York City. Son of George and Anne Waas.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University Florida, 1965. Juris Doctor, Florida State University, 1970.

Career

Bar: Florida 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1973. Certified mediator. Assistant attorney general State ofFla., 1970-1971. Staff attorney Florida League of Cities, 1971.

Assistant to secretary and director labor Florida Department Commerce, 1971-1973. Associate director continuinglegal education Florida Bar, 1973-1974. Assistant dean, instructor College Law, Florida State University, 1974-1975.

Attorney Florida Department Transportation, 1975-1977. Assistant general counselFla. Department Health and Rehabilitation Services, 1977-1980.

Partner Slepin, Slepin, Lambert & Waas, 1981-1986. Counsel state elections Florida Department of State, 1986-1987. Assistant attorney general State of Florida, Tallahassee, 1987^.

Civilmediator Florida Circuit Court Board of directors Big Bend Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1980-1983, president, 1983. Member Leon County Cultural Resources Commission, 1985-1987.

Membership

Board director Big Bend Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1980-1983 (president 1983). Member Leon County Cultural Resources Comn., 1985-1987. Member Governor's Council on the Voter Registration Act, 1993-1996.

Member Florida Government Bar Association (president 1976-1977), Florida Bar (executive council administrative law section 1981-1986, chairman 1985-1986, Florida Government Lawyer Secretary), Masons, Capital Tiger Bay Tallahassee (director 1974-1980), Florida Bar Professional Committee.

Connections

Married Harriet I. Waas, July 18, 1971. Children: Elaine Beth Hudgins, Amy Michelle Kinsey.