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John Emory Waddell, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1973, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1973, United States Tax Court 1973, Alabama 1974, Georgia 1974, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1975, United States District Court (middle district) Alabama 1975. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1985.

Background

Waddell, John Emory was born on September 1, 1948 in Dothan, Alabama, United States. Son of J.L. and Lillie Mae Waddell.

Education

Student, George C. Wallace Community College. Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Business Administration, Troy State University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Samford University, 1973.

Career

Sole practice, Dothan, since 1975. Public defender City of Dothan, 1975-1980, municipal judge, 1980-1986.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1973, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1973, United States Tax Court 1973, Alabama 1974, Georgia 1974, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1975, United States District Court (middle district) Alabama 1975.

Religion

The Gospel of Christ is the message that can lead one to salvation. It shows the essential steps that one must take to secure the goal that God wishes all to attain.

Politics

Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.

Views

In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.

Membership

Member Alabama Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Alabama Trial Lawyers Association (board governors 1983-1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, boating.

Connections

Married Melanie Elizabeth Edwards, May 5, 1974. Children: Kelli Elizabeth, Haley Drue, Spencer Pace.

father:
J.L. Waddell

mother:
Lillie Mae Waddell

spouse:
Melanie Elizabeth Edwards

children:
Kelli Elizabeth Waddell

Haley Drue Waddell

Spencer Pace Waddell