So many of our contributors have interesting and distinguished histories. Here are just a few of them:
J. Hue Henry – "Some highlights of Mr. Henry’s appellate practice include a case of first impression establishing a client’s right to access his attorney’s files, and other cases of first impression recognizing torts in Georgia for embracery (jury tampering) and breach of hospital bylaws. The appellate decisions resolving those issues are posted on this site [JD Supra]."
Thomas H. Clarke, Jr., Senior Partner at Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley – who previously served as Principal Consultant (Chief of Staff) to the Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice and worked for President Carter in the Executive Office of the President, Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ).
Michael Hamden – former executive director of North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services and co-editor, The Law & Policy of Sentencing & Corrections (7th ed. WestLaw American Case Law Series, 2005).
Gary B. Freidman, partner at Greenfield Stein & Senior, LLP – former appellate law assistant to the Justices of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, Second Judicial Department.
G. William Hubbard of Hubbard Business Counsel – formerly an infantry officer in the U.S. Army in Berlin and, after law school, as a Staff Judge Advocate in Augsburg, Germany, where he prosecuted more than 100 courts-martial and managed the law office. Author and co-author of numerous publications in his field of practice, as business legal counsel to primarily closely held corporations.
Kristen Patty – legal ghost writer who clerked for for the Hon. James A. Pusateri of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas in Topeka.
Jay Bernstein of Kirsch, Gelband, & Stone – former legal clerk for the Ministry of Justice, State of Israel, in Jerusalem, and original founding member of the NJ Mass Disaster Legal Response Program, which has served families of the 9/11 Terror attack, and hurricane and flood victims in the region, giving free legal aid and services.
Jimmy L. Verner, partner at Verner & Brumley – former law clerk to the Honorable William C. Keady, Chief Judge, United States District Court, Northern District of Mississippi.
Stephen J. Hyland – appointed by Governor Jon Corzine to the New Jersey Civil Union Review Commission, for which he is the Secretary. He was also appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve a two-year term on the Family Practice Committee of the Administrative Office of the Courts. In December 2007, Mr. Hyland was honored with a Distinguished Legislative Services Award by the New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees.
David Newdorf of the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office – earlier in his career took a one-year hiatus to clerk for Judge Charles A. Legge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Michael W. Dolan – former law clerk to Judge Catherine B. Kelly, District of Columbia Court of Appeals.