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Lawyer , lecturer , writer

Melvin Mouron Belli, American lawyer, lecturer, writer. Bar: California 1933. Named dean emeritus College Law, Riverside University; decorated grand official St. Brigidian Order.

Background

Belli, Melvin Mouron was born on July 29, 1907 in Sonora, California, United States. Son of Caesar Arthur and Leonie (Mouron) Belli.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of California - Berkeley, 1929; Bachelor of Laws, Boalt Hall, 1933; Juris Doctor (honorary), New England School Law.

Career

Senior partner Belli Law Offices, San Francisco, 1933-1996. Conductor Belli Seminars in Law, 1953-1996. President Belli Foundation Lecturers, 1960-1996.

Provost Belli Society. Member California Building Standards Commission. Board directors Disability & Casualty Inter-Insurance Exchange, Northwest Affairs Council.

Member executive board Western State University College Law.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1933.

Works

Membership

Fellow International Academy Trial Lawyers (director, past dean). Member Authors Guild, American Academy Forensic Sciences, Tuolumne County History Society, Inter-American Bar Association, American Bar Association, California Bar Association, San Francisco Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, International Bar Association (patron), International Legal Aid Association, San Diego, Hollywood, Beverly Hills bars, American Trial Lawyers Association (past president, chairman torts section 1959), Barristers Club San Francisco (past director), La Asociacion Nacional de Abogados Mexico (honorary), Societe Driot (president), Phi Delta Phi, Delta Tau Delta. Clubs: Mason (San Francisco) (Shriner), Olympic (San Francisco), The Commonwealth (San Francisco), Lawyers (San Francisco).

Connections

Son of Caesar Arthur and Leonie (Mouron) B. M. Betty Ballantine, 1933. Children: Richard R., Melvin Mouron, Jean, Susan.

M. 2d Joy Maybelle Turney, May 3, 1956. 1 son, Caesar Melvin. M. 3d Lia G.T. Triff, June 3, 1972.

1 daughter, Melia.

father:
Caesar Arthur Belli

mother:
Leonie (Mouron) Belli

spouse:
3d Lia G.T. Triff

spouse:
Betty Ballantine

spouse:
second Joy Maybelle Turney

child:
Melvin Mouron Belli

child:
Richard R. Belli

child:
Jean Belli

child:
Susan Belli