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James Edward Williams, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1981. Named one of the Outstanding Young Men of America, United States Jaycess, 1981, 84; recipient Black History Month Appreciation award, City of Golden Valley, 1985.

Background

Williams, James Edward was born on January 2, 1955 in Alexandria, Louisiana, United States. Son of Jerrell Elbert and Doris (Jefferson) Williams.

Education

Bachelor, New Mexico State University, 1976. Master of Arts, New Mexico State University, 1977. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1980.

Certified, Columbia University, 1986.

Career

Contract manager avionics division, member Equal Employment Opportunity advisory council, vice president focus division Honeywell Inc., Minneapolis, 1980-1981, general corporation attorney, 1981-1986, senior counsel international law, since 1986, counsel Asia Pacific Group. Counsel Asia Pacific Group.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota 1981.

Religion

Holy Scripture always has been the authoritative and trustworthy guide for knowing and serving the God who is revealed as Creator, Savior and Advocate.

Politics

Christians acting as the salt of the earth and the light of the world have a responsibility to engage their culture, including participating in the political process.

Views

Christians with differing interpretation of the Bible should be engaged in discussions about the ways the Bible can be applied to major world issues.

Membership

Advisor Junior Achievement, Minnetonka, Minnesota, 1981-1983. Member solicitations committee United Way, Minneapolis, 1980-1981. Advisor United Way Allocations Committee, Minneapolis, 1981-1982.

Chairman West Suburban Black History Month Program Committee, since 1982. Member City of Golden Valley Human Rights Commission, 1982-1985. Member American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, Minnesota Minority Lawyers Association, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity Lodges: Rotary (chairman Golden Valley chapter since 1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, sports, studying mandarin.

Connections

Married Sharon Valencia, December 28, 1979. 1 child, Tenisha Nicole.

father:
Jerrell Elbert Williams

mother:
Doris (Jefferson) Williams

spouse:
Sharon Valencia

child:
Tenisha Nicole Williams