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William Anderson Burleson, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1960, United States District Court, District of Columbia Court Appeals, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit), United States Supreme Court. Recipient Honorary Lifetime Membership, National Foundation Consumer Credit, Superior Performance, board judges municipal courts, 1961, appreciation certified, District of Columbia Government.

Background

Burleson, William Anderson was born on April 25, 1929 in Bakersville, North Carolina, United States.

Education

Attending, Mars Hill Junior College. Attending, Western Carolina University. Attending, Denver University.

Juris Doctor, University North Carolina, 1960. Postdoctoral, American University.

Career

Bar: District of Columbia 1960, United States District Court, District of Columbia Court Appeals, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court Deputy clerk presiding justice District of Columbia Municipal Court, 1956-1957, law clerk, 1958-1960. Congressional aide, Washington, 1956. Commissioner of human rights, Washington, 1971-1974.

Sole practice, Washington, since 1960. 1st director Legal Aid Agency District of Columbia Superior Court, 1961. Founder, board directors Municipal Court Public Defender' General’ s Office, 1961.

Member Human Rights Commission, Washington, 1971-1974.

Membership

Served with United States Air Force, 1950-1954. Member District of Columbia Bar Association, American Bar Association, Superior Court Trial Lawyers Association of District of Columbia, Supreme Court History Society, Superior Court house Committee, Animal Rights Society (life.