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John Joseph McMahon, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1975, United States Court Military Appeals 1975, Rhode Island 1978, United States District Court Rhode Island 1978. Named Junior Officer of Year, United States Navy Base, Newport, 1979.

Background

McMahon, John Joseph was born on August 23, 1949 in New York City. Son of John Joseph and Elizabeth Mary (Rowland) McMahon.

Education

Bachelor in History, Fordham University, 1971. Juris Doctor, Fordham University, 1974. Master of Arts in Human Development, Salve Regina University, 1980.

Career

Bar: New York 1975, United States Ct.Mil. Appeals 1975, Rhode Island 1978, United States District Court Rhode Island 1978. Trial, defense counsel United States Marine Corps, Judge Advisory Division, Quantico, Virginia Okinowa, Newport, Rhode Island, 1974-1979.

Staff judge advisory Headquarters 2nd MAB, 4th Marine Division, United States Marine Corps Reserve, Camp Edwards, Massachusetts, 1979-1981. State prosecutorDept. of Attorney General, Providence, 1979-1984, 86^, deputy chief criminal division, 1993. Partner Faerber & McMahon, Newport, 1985.

Executive officer Trans Company, 6th MTBN, United States Marine Corps Reserve, Providence, 1981-1984, commanding officer, 1985-1986. Executive officer Marine Reserve Unit, Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1994-1997. Commanding officer, 1997^.

Planner, participant symposium on utilization of paralegals, Law Center Roger Williams College and Rhode Island Paralegal Association, 1988. Adjunct faculty Community College Rhode Island, 1988^. Lecturer Roger Williams College, 1985.

Director, juvenile prosecutor unit Department of Attorney General, Criminal Division, Providence, 1982-1984. Member Delinquency Prevention Task Force, Providence, 1983, Juvenile Probation Standards Task Force, Providence, 1983-1984. Member Executive Committee Attorney Gen's.Task Force on Sexual & Violent Physical Abuse of Children, 1990^, chairlegis. subcommittee Counselor St. Joseph's Catholic Youth Organisation, Newport,1980-1981.

Team captain Catholic Charities, 1974-1979. Manager Newport American Little League, 1989-1992, board directors, 1991-1992. Board directors Rhode Island Children's Advocacy Center, 1992^, Rhode Island Rape Crisis Center, 1993^, Sherwood NeighborhoodAssn., 1997^, Portsmouth Pop Warner, 1998^.

Paralegal advisory board member Roger Williams U., chairman new instructors committee.

Membership

Manager Newport American Little League, 1989-1992, board directors, 1991-1992. Founding member, board directors Rhode Island Childen's Advocacy Center, 1992-1998. Board directors Rhode Island Rape Crisis Center, 1993-1998, Sherwood Neighborhood Association, since 1997, Portsmouth Pop Warner, 1998-2000.

Paralegal advisory board Roger Williams University, chairman new instructors committee lieutenant colonel United States Marine Corps Reserve. Member American Bar Association, National District Attorney Association (acting state director since 1986), Federal Bar Association (vice president Rhode Island chapter 1980-1981), New York Bar Association, Rhode Island Bar Association (criminal bench-bar committee since 1983), Marine Corps Reserve.

Connections

Married Susan Bernice Mullen, December 2, 1978 (divorced 1993). Children: John Joseph IV, Christopher Jordon, James Matthew, Jade Elizabeth McMahon. Married Susan L. Arseneault, December 26, 1993.