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J. Richard Colbeck

J. Richard Colbeck, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1967, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Michigan 1967, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1980. Trustee Tibbits Opera Foundation, Coldwater, 1989. Member State Bar of Michigan (delegate since 1997), Fraternity Order of Elks.

Background

  • Colbeck, J. Richard was born on September 25, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of John Harle and Virginia (Glance) Colbeck.

  • Education

    • Student, St. Joseph's College, 1958., College of St. Thomas, 1961. Juris Doctor, University Detroit, 1966.

    Career

    • Associate Brasher, Mies & Duggan, Livonia, Michigan, 1967-1969. Attorney sole practice Allen Park, 1969-1973. Prosecuting attorney Branch County, Coldwater, 1973-1976.

      Associate Gibbons & Nye, Hillsdale, 1978-1979. Attorney sole practice Richard Colbeck, Coldwater, 1978-1988. Partner Colbeck, McAlhaney & Stewart, 1988-1999.

      Private practice, since 1999. President Coldwater School Board, since 1998. Instructor Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, Michigan, since 1979, Glen Oaks Community College, Sturgis, Michigan, since 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan 1967, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Michigan 1967, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1980.

    Membership

    Trustee Tibbits Opera Foundation, Coldwater, 1989. Member State Bar of Michigan (delegate since 1997), Fraternity Order of Elks.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: performing arts, directing television, radio commercials, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Judith Ann Kish, November 25, 1961 (divorced June 13, 1974). Married Christine Lynn Wallace, June 4, 1981. Children: Craig, Brian, Kevin, Timothy, Julia.
    • father: John Harle Colbeck
    • mother: Virginia (Glance) Colbeck
    • spouses: Judith Ann Kish
    • Christine Lynn Wallace
    • children: Craig Colbeck
    • Brian Colbeck
    • Kevin Colbeck
    • Timothy Colbeck
    • Julia Colbeck
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    Born September 25, 1939
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