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city councilman

Jack Weiss, former city councilman. Named New Democrat of Week, Democratic Leadership Council, 2002; named one of The 100 New Democrats to Watch, 2003; recipient Award for Public Service, Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, 2003, Humanitarian award, Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women, 2005.

Background

Weiss, Jack was born on August 21, 1964.

Education

Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts). Los Angeles University of California School of Law (Juris Doctor).

Career

Foreign policy advisor, Washington. Arms control researcher. Law clerk to Lourdes G. Baird United States District Court.

Assistant United States attorney United States Dept Justice, Los Angeles. Lawyer Century City; councilman, District 5 Los Angeles City Council, 2001—2009, member planning & land use management committee, member rules and government committee, vice chair ad hoc stadium committee, chair public safety committee. Senior fellow Truman National Security Project.

Founding member Cesar E. Chavez Foundation. Member Pacific Council on International Policy.

Membership

Trustee Alternative Living for Aging. Chair Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission. President Santa Monica Bay Watershed Council.

Member southwest regional board Anti-Defamation League. Member Los Angeles Conservancy, Westside Urban Forum, Heal the Bay, Los Angeles County Young Democrats, University of California at Los Angeles Law Alumni Association (board director).

Connections

M Leslie Kautz; 2 children.