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Prosecutor

Richard Vinson Merritt, American prosecutor. Bar: Georgia 2000, Georgia State Courts 2000, Supreme Court: Georgia 2001, Court of Appeals: Georgia 2001, United States District Court: Northern District Georgia 2003, Middle District Georgia 2003, United States Court Appeals: Eleventh Circuit 2003, United States District Court: Southern District Georgia 2004.

Background

Merritt, Richard Vinson was born on February 23, 1974 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Kenneth and Shirley Vinson Merritt.

Education

Bachelor, University Georgia, 1992—1996. Juris Doctor, Mississippi College School Law, 1996—1999.

Career

Assistant solicitor general Office of Fulton County Solicitor General, Atlanta, 2001—2003. Assistant attorney general Department Law.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 2000, Georgia State Courts 2000, Supreme Court: Georgia 2001, Court of Appeals: Georgia 2001, United States District Court: Northern District Georgia 2003, Middle District Georgia 2003, United States Court Appeals: Eleventh Circuit 2003, United States District Court: Southern District Georgia 2004.

Membership

Member of State Bar Georgia (member tort and insurance sectn., member young lawyers division), American Bar Association (member tort and insurance practice sectn.), University Georgia Alumni Association.

Connections

Married Jenine Minicozzi, May 15, 1999. 1 child Alexander Jackson.

father:
Robert Kenneth

mother:
Shirley Vinson Merritt

spouse:
Jenine Minicozzi

child:
Alexander Jackson Merritt