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Richard Paul Kessler

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Richard Paul Kessler, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1971, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1973, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1974, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1995. Member of East Lake Golf Club.

Background

Kessler, Richard Paul was born on July 11, 1945 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Richard Paul Senior and Dorothy Henrietta (Comp) Kessler.

Education

Bachelor, Fairfield University, Connecticut, 1968. Juris Doctor, Emory University, 1971.

Career

Law clerk to presiding justice United States District Court (northern district) Georgia, 1971-1973. Partner Macey, Wilensky, Kessler & Hennings, LLC and predecessor firm, Atlanta, since 1973. Lecturer Practising Law Institute, 1981, 83, Finance Service Corporation Career Conference, Atlanta, 1986, Georgia and Alabama Institutes of Continuing Legal Education, 1993-1995.

Panelist Credit Union National Association, Inc. League Attorneys Conference, 1980-1982, 87, 88-93, American Bar Association, 1990-1991. Participant National Conference Commissioners on Uniform State Laws Drafting Committee on University of Cape Coast Articles, 3, 4, 4A, 1985-1990.

Chair corporation and banking law section State Bar Georgia, 1995-1996, Business Law Section.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 1971, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1973, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1974, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1995.

Works

  • What you should know about the new bankruptcy code
  • Author: What You Should Know About the New Bankruptcy Code, 1979, Guide to the Bankruptcy Laws: The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978, 79, Guide to the Bankruptcy Laws: The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978 (Bankruptcy Code) as Amended by the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984, The Bankruptcy Judges, United States Trustees and Family Farmer Bankruptcy Act of 1986. Contributing editor Banking and Lending Institution Forms, 1996-2011. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of East Lake Golf Club.

Connections

Married Kathleen Jane Parker, June 17, 1973 (deceased May 11, 1996). 1 child, Grace Elizabeth. Married Susan Kessler, October 2000.

father:
Richard Paul Senior Kessler

mother:
Dorothy Henrietta (Comp) Kessler

spouses:
Kathleen Jane Parker

Susan Kessler

child:
Grace Elizabeth Kessler