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WILLIAM WALLER, American Lawyer, Partner of WALLER LANSDEN DORTCH & DAVIS, specializing in the field of tor, Capital Case Resource Center of Tennessee, 1988—, Hearing Officer, Board of Professional Responsibility, 1985—. Lands Commissioner, Middle District of Tennessee, 1987—. Member: Nashville (Director, 19841987), Tennessee and Federal (President, 1981-1982) Bar Associations; Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association; American Judicature Society. Civil, Tort and Criminal Litigation.

Background

Waller, William was born on October 28, 1898 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Claude and Martha Armistead (Nelson) Waller.

Education

Vanderbilt University (Bachelor of Science, 1920). Yale University (Bachelor of Laws, 1922). Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi.

Order of the Coif. Member, Editorial Board, Yale Law Journal, 1922.

Career

Assistant to general counsel, North Carolina & St.L Railway, 1922-1927; general practice law, Nashville, since 1927; member firm, Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis and predecessor firms now of counsel, Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis and predecessor firms. Lecturer Vanderbilt Law School, 1925-1926, 50-56.

Achievements

  • Bar: Tennessee bar 1922.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, compiler: Nashville in the 1890's, 1970, Nashville, 1900 to 1910, 1972.

Membership

Trustee Vanderbilt University, since 1956, Harpeth Hall School, 1950-1966, Ladies Hermitage Association, since 1959. Served as Second lieutenant, C.A.C. United States Army, 1918-1919, Advertising Educational Foundation. Member American Law Institute, Mont Pelerin Society, Tennessee History Commission, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Delta Phi.

Clubs: Round Table (Nashville), Belle Meade Country (Nashville), University (Nashville).

Connections

Son of Claude and Martha Armistead (Nelson) W. M. Elizabeth Warner Estes, December 31, 1924. 1 son, William; m. Milbrey Warner, September 11, 1935.

1 daughter, Mistress Thomas G. Andrews, Junior.

father:
Claude Waller

mother:
Martha Armistead (Nelson) Waller

spouse:
Milbrey Warner

spouse:
Elizabeth Warner Estes