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Vernon Morel Rhinehart, American lawyer, arbitrator. Bar: United States district court (northern district) Illinois, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit), United States Supreme Court, Illinois 1968.


Rhinehart, Vernon Morel was born on September 27, 1935 in Kansas City, Kansas, United States. Son of Thomas Andrew and Ann Pearl (Pennyman) Rhinehart.


Bachelor, Boston University, 1958. Juris Doctor, Howard University, 1966.


Teacher Chicago Board Education. Associate Washington, Kennon, Bryant & Hunter, Chicago, Straford, LaFontant, Fisher & Cousins, Chicago, River, Cousins, Lawrence & Clayter, Chicago. Partner Herman, Glazer, Rhinehart, Water & Kessler, Clayter, Wood & Rhinehart, Chicago.

Group worker Elliott Connelly Youth Center, 1959. Social worker Cook County Department Public Aid, 1959—1962. Industrial relations & employee relations staff International Harvester Company, 1966—1967.

Field representative, analyst regional office Office of Economic Opportunity, 1967. Manager placement in community resources division Brunswick Corporation, 1967—1968. Human relations officer Commission Human Relations, 1968—1969.

Officer candidate commercial lending First National Bank Chicago, 1969—1970. Private practice Chicago, since 1970. Lecturer business law Central Young Men’s Christian Association Community College, 1979—1980.


Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association, American Society Hospital Attorneys, American Association Blacks in Energy, Chicago Urban League, American Judicature Society, Chicago Council Lawyers, National Conference Black Lawyers, Illinois Bar Association, Cook County Bar Association, National Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Chicago Association Black Journalists, City Chicago Club, Alpha Phi Alpha.


Married June A. Rhinehart, April 4, 1958 (divorced).