Former Regional Attorney Jerome Avedon passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.
As a native of New York, Mr. Avedon received his B.A. from Brooklyn College in 1952 and his law degree from St. John’s University in 1954. He also served as an Army Corporal at Fort Bliss from 1954-1956.
After his honorable discharge, Mr. Avedon worked for the Department of Justice in Washington before joining the National Labor Relations Board in 1959. At the NLRB he held a number of positions in Washington, Houston, and Tampa before being appointed as Regional Attorney in Fort Worth in 1977. He served as Fort Worth Regional Attorney until his retirement in 1990 and was a member of the State Bar of Texas for more than 50 years.
Mr. Avedon is survived by his second wife, Josephine Avedon; sister, Micki Avedon; children, Kerri, Lynda, Mark, Robert and Joseph; grandchildren, Misha, Miles, Mia, Ty and Zane.