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Danny Lee Cowser

Danny Lee Cowser, American lawyer, mental health specialist. Reginald Heber Smith fellow, 1980-1981; C.J.S. legal scholar, 1979. Board directors DeKalb County (Illinois) Drug Council, 1973-1975, Counseling and Personal Development, Phillips, 1985-1986. Member Arizona Bar Association, State Bar Arizona (certified specialist in criminal law 1993-1998), State Bar Wisconsin.

Background

  • Cowser, Danny Lee was born on July 7, 1948 in Peoria, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert Paul Cowser and Shirley Mae (Donaldson) Chatten.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Northern Illinois University, 1972. Master of Science, Northern Illinois University, 1975. Juris Doctor, DePaul University, 1980.

      Associate of Arts in Nursing, Pima Community College, 2009.

    Career

    • Administrator Illinois Department Mental Health, Elgin, 1972-1976, psychotherapist, 1976-1979. Associate Slaby, Deda & Henderson, Phillips, Wisconsin, 1982-1983. Partner Slaby, Deda & Cowser, 1983-1986.

      Assistant attorney City of Flagstaff, Arizona, 1986-1988. Public defender Coconino County, Flagstaff, 1988-1989. Private practice, 1989-1997.

      Attorney City Park Falls, Wisconsin, 1982-1986. Special deputy Mohave County capital defense, 1989-1990. Instructor speech communications Northern Arizona University, 1992-1993.

      Administrative law judge Arizona Department Economic Security, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1980, Wisconsin 1981, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1981, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1983, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Wisconsin 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1984, Arizona 1985, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1987, United States District Court Arizona 1989, United States Tax Court 1990, United States Court Claims 1990, Colorado 2000. Registered Nurse 2009.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors DeKalb County (Illinois) Drug Council, 1973-1975, Counseling and Personal Development, Phillips, 1985-1986. Member Arizona Bar Association, State Bar Arizona (certified specialist in criminal law 1993-1998), State Bar Wisconsin.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, photography, bicycling.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Lynn Hatch, November 11, 1976. Children: Kimberly Catherine Hatch Cowser, Dustin Paul Hatch Cowser.
    • father: Albert Paul Cowser Chatten
    • mother: Shirley Mae (Donaldson) Chatten
    • spouse: Nancy Lynn Hatch
    • children: Kimberly Catherine Hatch Cowser
    • Dustin Paul Hatch Cowser
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    Born July 7, 1948
    (age 69)
    Nationality

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