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Whitney Lawrence Schmidt

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Whitney Lawrence Schmidt, American lawyer. Member American Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Order of Coif.

Background

Schmidt, Whitney Lawrence was born on February 1, 1955 in New York City. Son of Lawrence William and Esther B. (Mathews).

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Harvard University, 1977. Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University, 1980.

Career

Law clerk to judge New Jersey Supreme Court, Trenton, 1980-1981, United States District Court District of Columbia, 1981-1982. Associate Davis, Polk & Wardwell, New York City, 1982-1986. Assistant United States attorney Middle District Florida, Tampa, since 1986, with criminal division major crimes section, since 1988.

Member faculty BAR/BRI Bar Review, Chicago, since 1982.

Achievements

  • Bar: New Jersey 1980, United States District Court New Jersey 1980, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1981, District of Columbia 1981, New York 1982, United States District Court District of Columbia 1982, United States District Court (central district) Florida 1982, United States Court Appeals (3d and District of Columbia circuits) 1982, Maryland 1983, California 1983, United States Court Appeals (6th and 11th circuits) 1983, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1984.

Works

  • Associate articles editor Vanderbilt Law Review 1980.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Order of Coif.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Beekeeping, auto mechanics, antique auto restoration.

Connections

Son of; married Caroline Ann Bassette, November 13, 1982.

father:
Lawrence William Son

mother:
Esther B. (Mathews) Son

spouse:
Caroline Ann Bassette