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William Joseph Linkous,, American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1956, Georgia 1957.


Linkous,, William Joseph was born on July 17, 1929 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Son of William Joseph and Mary Virginia (Lester) Linkous.


Bachelor, Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia, 1951;Master of Arts in Economics, University of Virginia, 1954;Juris Doctor, University of Virginia, 1956.


Association, Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, Atlanta, 1956-1962;partner, Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, Atlanta, 1962-1979, 85—;managing partner, Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, Atlanta, 1979-1985.


Trustee Holy Innocents Episcopal School, Atlanta, 1974-1980, Roanoke College, 1980-1995, emeritus since 1995. Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel, American Bar Foundation. Member StateBar Georgia (past chairman fiduciary section, co-chairman Georgia trust law revisioncom.

1988-1991, chairman Georgia probate code revision committee 1991-1997, chairman Georgia guardianship code revision com.1997-), Virginia State Bar, American Law Institute, International Academy Estate and Trust Law, Atlanta Estate Planning Council(president 1983-1984).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: tennis.


Married Anita Marie Stedronsky, October 15, 1960. Children: William Joseph III, Brian Keith.