|Real Name/Full Name:
|Jill Susan Wine
|80 years old
|May 5, 1943
|Chicago, Illinois, United States
|5 ft 4 inches
|Michael Banks (m. 1980)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Information not revealed
|Is Jill Wine-Banks Lesbian?
|Net Worth in 2024:
Jill Wine-Banks is an acclaimed US lawyer who is best known for being one of the chief prosecuting attorneys during the Watergate scandal. Banks have been the first woman to get the opportunity to serve as US General Counsel of the Army between 1977 to 1980 under the government of President Jimmy Carter. She is the first female to work at the US Bar Association as executive director.
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Early Life & Biography
Jill Wine was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Her birth name is Jill Susan Wine. She is born to her father, “Bert S. Wine” who used to work as a Certified Public Accountant and her mother, “Sylvia Dawn.” Jill Wine went to the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, where she completed her B.S. in Communication studies. She attended Columbia Law School and earned a J.D. in 1968.
Jill Wanes got married to Lan Volner. She practiced her legal services as an attorney under the name, “Jill Wine-Volner.” Unfortunately, due to some personal reasons, her marriage ended up in divorce. Later in 1980, she got married to an antique dealer named “Michael Banks.”
Besides being a lawyer, Wine-Banks has also authored and published a book in 2020 as “The Watergate Girl: My Fight for Truth and Justice Against a Criminal President.”
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on May 5, 1943, Jill Wine-Banks is 80 years old as of today’s date 28th February 2024. Her height is 5 ft 4 inches tall, and her weight is 55 kg.
After graduating from law school, Wine-Volner joined the US Department of Justice. She was the first female lawyer of that time to work in the crime section.
She handled the critical Watergate scandal and served as a prominent associate of special public prosecutor Leon Jaworski. After a colleague made an unfitting remark to the press, Banks was given a responsibility to cross-examined the secretary of US President Richard Nixon, ‘Rose Mary Woods.’ Banks was successful in demonstrating how Woods accidentally removed a specific section of the tape at the time of transcribing it. Wine-Volner gained immense media attention when she was dealing with this trial.
In 1987, she became the first woman attorney to take the position of the executive director of the US Bar Association. In 1980, she served on the Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee and became an associate at the Chicago legal company of Jenner & Block. From 1992 to 2000, she served the director and vice president of Motorola.
From 1997 to 2000, she was associated with Maytag and furnished her duties as vice president.
Awards & Achievements
Jill Wine-Banks is a famous American lawyer who has handled several critical legal cases in her career. She is recognized for her notable contribution as a “prosecutor” at the time of the Watergate scandal. From 1977 to 1980, she served under the rule of American President Jimmy Carter as American General Counsel of the Army. She became a member of the US Department of Justice and became one of the first women lawyers in the crime section.
This Watergate prosecutor got the opportunity to cross-examine Rose Mary Woods regarding the Watergate tapes. She has been the first woman to have maintained at the position of American General Counsel of the Army. Jill Wine-Banks also became the first woman to work as the executive director of the US Bar Association.
Net Worth & Salary of Jill Wine-Banks in 2024
Jill Wine-Banks is one of the successful and talented MSNBC legal analysts in America. She got the opportunity to work on various critical legal issues in America for which she has earned loads of recognition and money. Her net worth is estimated to be $2 million as of February 2024. She has derived a significant part of net worth from her services as a lawyer and legal analyst. She is also seen to appear regularly in the daytime and prime-time television shows as an MSNBC Legal Analyst.
In 1987, she was the first woman to join the American Bar Association as the executive director. She became a female attorney in the US Department of Justice in the crime section. After the Watergate scandal, she joined a legal firm in Washington, D.C. In 1977, US President Jimmy Carter chosen her for the position of General Counsel of the Army. She held that role until 1980.
In 1992, she joined Motorola as vice president and director and held that position till 2000. Between 1997 and 2000, she worked as a vice president of Maytag. In 2001, she laid the foundation of an HR firm, “Winning Workplaces,” and worked as a CEO in the firm.
Jill Wine-Banks is one of the most competent and successful lawyers in the US who has remarkably dealt with critical legal issues and proved her worth.