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Michael Wright Whitaker

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Michael Wright Whitaker, American lawyer. Bar: Tennessee 1970, United States District Court (northern district) Mississippi 1982, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1983. Member of American Association For Justice, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association.

Background

Whitaker, Michael Wright was born on June 30, 1945 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of John Aubrey and Marjorie (Wright) Whitaker.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Rhodes College, 1967. Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt School Law, 1970.

Career

Partner Wilder & Whitaker, Somerville, Tennessee, 1970—1974, Gordon, Forrester & Whitaker, Covington, since 1982. District attorney general Fayette, Harderman, Mc Nairy, Lauderdale & Tipton Counties, Somerville, 1974—1982. Member Tennessee Board Law Examiners, 1985—1987.

Member state executive committee Tennessee Democrats, since 1986. Member Tennessee Racing Commission, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Bar: Tennessee 1970, United States District Court (northern district) Mississippi 1982, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1983.

Membership

Member of American Association For Justice, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association.

Connections

Married Sharon North Whitaker, March 24, 1968. Children: Aubrey Wright, Michael Cole.

father:
John Aubrey Whitaker

mother:
Marjorie (Wright) Whitaker

spouse:
Sharon North Whitaker

children:
Aubrey Wright Whitaker

Michael Cole Whitaker