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Lawyer , beverage service company executive

Paula Elaine Boggs, American lawyer, beverage service company executive. Bar: Pennsylvania 1986, District of Columbia 1988, Washington 1992, United States District Court (western district Washington) 1988, United States Court appeals (9th circuit) 1990, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia and federal circuits) 1995.

Background

Boggs, Paula Elaine was born on May 2, 1959 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Nathaniel Boggs Junior and Janice C. (Anderson) Barber.

Education

Johns Hopkins University (Bachelor of Arts). University of California Boalt Hall School of Law (Juris Doctor).

Career

Senior law clerk Office of Army General Counsel, Arlington, Virginia, 1984-1985. Special assistant Office of Deputy Under Secretary Department Army, 1985-1986. Staff attorney White House Iran-Contra legal task force, Washington, 1987-1988.

Assistant United States attorney (western district) Washington United States Department Justice, Seattle, 1988-1993. Staff director advisory board investigative capability United States Department Defense, Arlington, 1994. Partner Preston, Gates & Ellis, Seattle, 1995—1997.

Vice president legal Dell Computer Corporation, 1997—2002. Executive vice president law & corporation affairs, general counsel, secretary Starbucks Corporation, Seattle, since 2002. Member faculty National Institute Trial Advocacy, 1995.

Adjunct professor law University Washington, Seattle, 1993.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1986, District of Columbia 1988, Washington 1992, United States District Court (western district Washington) 1988, United States Court appeals (9th circuit) 1990, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia and federal circuits) 1995.

Membership

Volunteer instructor presidential classroom for young Americans, Washington, 1991. Board directors central district Young Men’s Christian Association, Seattle, 1991-1993, Greater Seattle Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1995;national chair Johns Hopkins University Second Decade Society, Baltimore, 1995-1996. With United States Army, 1981-1988.

Member American Bar Association (house of deals, litigation section co-chair business torts committee, business crimes committee, criminal justice section white collar crimes committee, standing commission on constitution and bylaws), National Bar Association, Washington State Bar Association (corrections committee), King County Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Washington Women Lawyers (board directors 1991-1993), Loren Miller Bar Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, cycling, reading.

Connections

father:
Nathaniel Boggs Barber Junior

mother:
Janice C. (Anderson) Barber