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William Leslie Merkin

William Leslie Merkin was American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1953, United States Court Military Appeals 1954, United States District Court (western district) Texas 1957, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1969, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.

Background

Merkin, William Leslie was born on April 30, 1929 in New York City. Son of Jules Leo Merkin and Rae (Levine) Lesser.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Texas, Austin, 1950. Juris Doctor, St. Mary's U., San Antonio, Texas, 1953.

Career

Bar: Texas 1953, United States Court Military Appeals 1954, United States District Court (western district)Texas 1957, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1969, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970. Private practice, El Paso, Texas, 1956-1971. Senior partner firm Merkin & Gibson, El Paso, 1972-1978, Merkin, Hines & Pasqualone, 1978-1990, retired.

Lectr.U. Texas-El Paso, 1978^. Consultant in field.

Membership

Served to captain Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Army, 1953-1956. Member Texas State Bar Association, El Paso County Bar Association, San Diego County Bar Association, Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution, Am.Trial Lawyers Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Common Cause, International Wine and Food Society (president 1979-1980), American Arbitration Association (part-time arbitrator), National Association Securities Dealers (part-time arbitrator), Del Norte.

Connections

Children: Monica Jo, Lance Jeffrey, Tiffany Dawn.