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Robert S. Yerkes

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ROBERT S. YERKES
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BORN

Ossining, New York, April 20, 1945

BIOGRAPHY

Phi Delta Phi
Co-Author: "Florida Eminent Domain Practice and Procedure,"
The Florida Bar, 2003, 2005, 2008
Assistant State Attorney, Jacksonville, 1970-1971
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Jacksonville, 1971-1987
Director, Jacksonville Community Council, Inc., 1999
Military: U.S. Army, 1970; COL,
Judge Advocate General Corps, U.S. Army Reserve, 1971-2001

PRACTICE AREAS

Eminent Domain
Personal Injury
Wrongful Death

ADMITTED

1970, Florida, U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
1974, U.S. Supreme Court
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

EDUCATION

LAW SCHOOL

Florida State University, J.D., 1970

COLLEGE

Florida State University, B.S., 1967

MEMBER

Jacksonville (President, 1997-1998); Board of Governors, 1991-1997; Chairman, American Citizenship Committee, 1975-1991; Member, Criminal Law, Trial Sections), Federal (Member, Jacksonville Chapter; President, 1987-1988; Officer, 1984-1988) and American (Member, Litigation Section) Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Vice-Chairman, 1996-1997; Member, Eminent Domain Committee). (U.S. Army, 1970; COL, Judge Advocate General Corps, U.S. Army Reserve, 1971-1997).

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