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Roy Black Biography
Roy Black was born on February 17, 1945 in New York City is a civil and criminal defense trial attorney. He is best known for his gaining an acquittal, in 1991, of William Kennedy Smithon charges of rape and for his representation of conservative radio commentator Rush Limbaugh. Black is also informally referred to by his nickname, “The Professor.”
Roy Black Legal Career
Black was born in New York City in 1945. His parents divorced soon after his birth and his mother remarried in 1951 to a British automotive executive who moved the family to Connecticut and then to Jamaica. Black earned an undergraduate degree at the University of Miami in 1967 and a Juris Doctor at the University of Miami School of Law.
While attending UM, Black was a member of the Zeta Epsilon chapter of Alpha Tau Omega. Following his 1970 graduation, he received the highest possible score on the Florida Bar Exam.After school, he worked as an assistant public defender. In 1973, worked as an adjunct professor in criminal evidence at the University of Miami
Currently a partner in Black, Srebnick, Kornspan & Stumpf, a Miami-based trial firm specializing in civil litigation and criminal defense, Black also serves as an adjunct instructor of criminal evidence at the University of Miami School of Law. In addition to his legal work, Black provides legal commentary for various NBC news shows and played the “managing partner” of The Law Firm, a short-lived reality-based TV show pitting lawyers against each other week-to-week in a legal version of The Apprentice.
Roy Black Wife
Black has been married three times. Lisa Lea Haller being his recent wife.
Roy Black Children
Black has two children.
Roy Black Age
He was born in 1941.