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Thomas Watson McAliley, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1959, District Court (southern district) Florida 1960, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1961, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit), United States Supreme Court 1971.

Background

McAliley, Thomas Watson was born on June 7, 1932 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Thomas W. and Dorothy J. McAliley.

Education

Bachelor, University Florida, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, University Florida. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1959.

Career

Associate Hector Faircloth & Rutledge, Miami, Florida, 1959—1961. Partner Nichols Gaither Beckham Colson & Spence, 1961—1966. Senior partner Beckham & McAliley, PA & Beckham, McAliley & Schultz, PA, since 1966.

Counsel Florida Senate, 1982. Member investment advisory committee State Board Adjustment, 1980—1983, chairman, 1980—1982, Florida Rural Legal Services, 1967—1972, board directors, 1970—1976, president, 1970—1973. Served with United States Army, 1953-1955.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1959, District Court (southern district) Florida 1960, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1961, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit), United States Supreme Court 1971.

Membership

Fellow: American Bar Foundation, International Academy Trial Lawyers. Member: American Association For Justice, American Bar Association, Blue Key, Dade County Trial Lawyers Association, Academy Florida Labor-Management Relations Attorneys, American Judicature Society, Maritime Law Association United States, Academy Florida Trial Lawyers, International Society Barristers, Inner Circle Advisers, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Dade County Bar Association, Florida Bar, University (Jacksonville), Miami, Standard, Governors, Bankers, Phi Alpha Delta.

Connections

Married Janet Richards McAliley, June 14, 1955. Children: Chris, Kevin, Neal.

father:
Thomas W.

mother:
Dorothy J. McAliley

spouse:
Janet Richards McAliley

children:
Chris McAliley

Kevin McAliley

Neal McAliley