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Law educator , real estate

James Lee Bross, American law educator. Bar: District of Columbia 1969, Pennsylvania 1969, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1970, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1969. Ford Foundation fellow University Pennsylvania, 1969-1971.

Background

Bross, James Lee was born on June 17, 1944 in Cincinnati. Son of Leo Joseph and Winifred Marie (Huber) Bross.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in English, Catholic University America, 1966. Juris Doctor, Catholic University America, 1969. Master of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1971.

Career

Bar: District of Columbia 1969, Pennsylvania 1969, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1970, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1969. Staff attorney Community Legal Services, Philadelphia, 1969-1971. Professor of law Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon,1971-1977, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1982^.

Associate professor IIT Chicago Kent Law School, Chicago, 1977-1981. Partner Land Use Systems Assocs., Oak Park, Illinois, 1981-1982. Consultant Oregon Tenants Reform Coalition, Portland, 1972-1974,Georgia Legislature, Atlanta, 1982^.

Director Neighborhood Law Institute, Portland, 1973-1977.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1969, Pennsylvania 1969, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1970, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1969.

Works

Membership

Board directors Northwest Environmental Defense Center, Portland, 1974-1975. Active Community Design Commission, Oak Park, 1978-1982, Oak Park Committee on Sign Regulation, 1981-1982. Adviser DeKalb County Civic Association, Georgia, since 1983.

Member of American Bar Association, Society of America Law Teachers, American Planning Association.

Connections

Married Nancy Marie Beale, December 17, 1966. Children: Jackson, Liesl.

father:
Leo Joseph Bross

mother:
Winifred Marie (Huber) Bross

spouse:
Nancy Marie Beale

children:
Jackson Bross

Liesl Bross