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John Wesley Edwards, II

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John Wesley Edwards, II, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1974, California 2001, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1974, United States District Court (northern district) California 2001, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1974, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 2001.

Background

II, John Wesley Edwards, was born on November 29, 1948 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert Wesley Edwards and Jean Eleanor (Seitzer) Leprohon.

Education

Bachelor cum laude in English, Colgate University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Duke University, 1974.

Career

Associate Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Cleveland, 1974-1982. Partner Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue (now Jones Day), since 1982.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1974, California 2001, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1974, United States District Court (northern district) California 2001, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1974, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 2001.

Membership

Served to corporal United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1970-1976. Member Ohio State Bar Association, Bar Association San Francisco, Association Business Trial Lawyers, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Mayfield Country (Lyndhurst, Ohio).

Connections

Married Lee Ellen Berliner, May 22, 1971. Children: Wesley David, Katherine Lee, Meredith Jean.

father:
Robert Wesley Edwards Leprohon

mother:
Jean Eleanor (Seitzer) Leprohon

spouse:
Lee Ellen Berliner

children:
Wesley David II

Katherine Lee II

Meredith Jean II