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John Leo Devney, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1963, United States District Court Minnesota 1967, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1974, United States Supreme Court 1982. Member of Ramsey County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, American Bar Association.

Background

Devney, John Leo was born on September 21, 1938 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. Son of John Leo and Madeline Genevieve (O'Brien) Devney.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Notre Dame U., 1960. Bachelor of Laws, University Minnesota, 1963.Bar: Minnesota 1963, Alaska 1965, United States District Court Minnesota 1967, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982.

Career

Assistant district attorney Office Attorney General, Alaska, 1964—1965. Practice Anchorage, 1965—1967. Special assistant attorney general Minnesota, 1967—1970.

Associate Briggs and Morgan, P.A., St. Paul, 1970—1971, member, since 1971. Editorial board University Minnesota Law Review, 1962—1963.

Membership

Member of Ramsey County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, American Bar Association.

Connections

Married Judith Lee, April. Children: John, Elizabeth, Joseph.