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Municipal lawyer

Harold Benn Judell, American lawyer. Bar: Wisconsin 1938, Louisiana 1950. Fellow American College Bond Counsel (founding); member American Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, National Association Bond Lawyers (board directors, president 1984-1985), New Orleans Country Club, New Orleans Lawn Tennis Club, Metropolitan Club (New York City).

Background

Judell, Harold Benn was born on March 9, 1915 in Milwaukee. Son of Philip Fox and Lena Florence (Krause) Judell.

Education

University of Wisconsin (Bachelor of Arts, 1936. Juris Doctor, 1938); Tulane University (Bachelor of Laws, Civil Law, 1950).

Career

Member Scheinfeld Collins Durant & Winter, Milwaukee, 1938. Special agent, administrative assistant to director Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1939-1944. Legal attache United States Embassy Peru, 1942-1944.

Partner Foley & Judell, LLP, New Orleans, 1950—2005, special counsel, since 2006. Vice president, director Dauphine Orleans Hotel Corporation, 1970—1998, chairman board, 1999—2006, president, 2005—2006. Member Tulane University Business School Council.

Trustee Greater New Orleans Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1981.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin 1938, Louisiana 1950.

Membership

Member firm Scheinfeld CollinsDurant & Winter, Milwaukee, 1938. Member Tulane University Business School Council. Member American Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, National Association Bond Lawyers (board directors, president 1984-1985).

Clubs: New Orleans Country, Lawn Tennis, Metropolitan (New York City).

Connections

Married Maria Violeta van Ronzelen, May 5, 1951 (divorced). Married Celeste Seymour Grulich, June 24, 1986.

father:
Philip Fox Judell

mother:
Lena Florence (Krause) Judell

spouse:
Maria Violeta van Ronzelen

spouse:
Celeste Seymour Grulich