Patrick Hallinan

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Patrick Hallinan

Patrick Hallinan is a prominent California defense lawyer and a member of San Francisco' s radical Hallinan family.

Communist activism

In 1961 Patrick Hallinan served on the U.S. steering committee[1]for the Soviet front World Federation of Democratic Youth Helsinki Youth Festival.

In 1966 Patrick Hallinan was legal counsel[2] to the W.E.B. DuBois Clubs of America -the youth wing of the Communist Party USA, while his brother Terence Hallinan was Club National Secretary.


  1. Communist youth activities; eighth World Youth Festival, Helsinki, Finland, 1962. Hearings HUAC
  2. FreeLance Star, Virginia, March 5 1966 page 3