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William J. Cooney Edit Profile

William J. Cooney, American Lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1963, California 1961, District of Columbia 1954. Captain Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Army, 1955-1958. Member State Bar Georgia, Special Master State Bar Georgia, Augusta Bar Association (member Executive Committee, arbitrator), American Arbitration Association (arbitrator).

Background

Cooney, William J. was born on July 31, 1929 in Augusta, Georgia, United States. Son of John F. and Ellen (Joy) Cooney.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Notre Dame, 1951. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1954. Master of Laws, Georgetown University, 1955.

Career

Law clerk United States Court Appeals, Washington, 1954, United States Claims Court, Washington, 1955. Judge advisory general Army Corps., 1955—1958. Assistant United States attorney Washington, 1958—1960, San Francisco, 1960—1963.

Private practice Augusta, Georgia, since 1963. Captain Judge Advocate General Corps United States Army, 1955-1958.

Membership

Captain Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Army, 1955-1958. Member State Bar Georgia, Special Master State Bar Georgia, Augusta Bar Association (member Executive Committee, arbitrator), American Arbitration Association (arbitrator).

Connections

Married Martha L. Whaley, May 1, 1971. Children: William J. IV, Sarah C.