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Ronald James Leonard Jackson, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1974. Member of Metropolitan Black Bar Association Incorporated, New York York County Lawyers Association.

Background

Jackson, Ronald James Leonard was born on October 10, 1939 in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Leonard and Emily Marie (Charlton) Jackson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1962. Juris Doctor with honors, Georgetown University, 1973.

Career

Director child development Delaware County, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1966—1970. Legal intern United States Attorney' General’ s Office, United States District Court (southern district) New York, New York City, 1973—1975. Special counsel New York Stock Exchange, 1975—1978.

Assistant general counsel C.I.T. Finance, 1978—1979. Sole practice, 1979; partner Williams, Watts & Watts, Brooklyn. Member legal redress committee National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Brooklyn, since 1981.

Campaign manager Assemblyman Clarence Norman, 1980. Chairperson Crown Heights Neighborhood Improvement Association Inc., 1982—1986. Served with United States Army Reserve, 1963-1965.

Membership

Member of Metropolitan Black Bar Association Incorporated, New York York County Lawyers Association.

Connections

Married Paulette Frances Grant Jackson, September 22, 1978. 1 child Afiya Inez Grant Jackson.