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Melvin Kenneth NAJARIAN

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Melvin Kenneth Najarian, American lawyer. Bar: California bar 1965, District of Columbia Bar 1970. Commissioner California Public/Private Partnership Commission, 1982-1987; board directors San Francisco Law School, since 1991. Served to major Judge Advocate General Corps Army of the United States, 1965-1969. Member Federal Bar Assn, American Bar Association, Theta Delta Chi.

Background

Najarian, Melvin Kenneth was born on September 16, 1939 in Fresno, California, United States. Son of Kenneth Misak and Elizabeth (Marashian) Najarian.

Education

University of California at Los Angeles (Bachelor of Arts, 1961). University of California at Berkeley (Juris Doctor, 1964). Executive Assistant to Director, ACTION Agency, Washington, D.C., 1969-1972.

General Counsel, ACTION, Western Region, 1972-1973. Counsel to Director, ACTION, Washington, D.C., 19731976.

Career

Hotel manager Yosemite Park & Curry Company, Yosemite National Park, California, summers 1961-1963. Defense appellate attorney United States Court Military Appeals, Washington, 1965-1966. Chief legal assistance for United States Army in Europe, 1965-1969.

General counsel Peace Corps, Washington, 1969, executive officer, 1970. Executive assistant to director ACTION, Washington, 1971-1972. General counsel ACTION (Western region), 1972-1973, consultant to director Washington, 1973-1977.

Partner firm Haas & Najarian, San Francisco, since 1973. Member faculty University Maryland, 1967-1970. Teacher labor law and business law, Heidelberg, Germany, 1967-1969.

Member paralegal advisory board St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Bar: California bar 1965, District of Columbia Bar 1970.

Works

  • Editor: Peace Corps Handbook, 1970. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Commissioner California Public/Private Partnership Commission, 1982-1987. Board directors San Francisco Law School, since 1991. Served to major Judge Advocate General Corps Army of the United States, 1965-1969.

Member Federal Bar Assn, American Bar Association, Theta Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Barbara Ruth Fletcher, June 24, 1967. Children– David Kenneth, Susan Elizabeth.

father:
Kenneth Misak Najarian

mother:
Elizabeth (Marashian) Najarian

spouse:
Barbara Ruth Fletcher

children:
David Kenneth Najarian

Susan Elizabeth Najarian