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Robert Allen Richardson

Robert Allen Richardson was American lawyer, educator, retired lawyer, educator. Bar: Ohio 1964, Hawaii 1990. Recipient Thomas Stearns Shinn award Maui Chamber of Commerce, 2000.


  • Richardson, Robert Allen was born on February 15, 1939 in Cleveland. Son of Allen B. and Margaret C. (Thomas) Richardson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1961. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1964.


    • Partner Caffee, Halter & Griswold, Cleveland, 1968-1989. Counsel Mancini, Rowland & Welch (formerly Case & Lynch), Maui, Hawaii, 1990—2001. Lecturer, affirmative action officer, attorney, executive committee Maui (Hawaii) Community College, 1989—2001.

      Retired, 2001

      Chairman governor finance department, chairman community service committee, member operating committee Caffee, Halter & Griswold. Past lecturer School Law Cleveland State University. Counsel Maui Chamber of Commerce, Kahului, 1994-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1964, Hawaii 1990.


    President, trustee Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Maui, 1990-1994. Vice president, trustee, president Ka Hale Ake Ola Homeless Resource Center, 1990-2006. Trustee Maui Academy Performing Arts, 1990-1997, Maul Counseling Service, 1990-1996, Kapalua Music Festival, Friends of Children Advocate Center, Legal Aid Society Hawaii, president, 1998-1988.

    Trustee Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, since 2004. Member land use committee Maui Coastal Land Trust, 2004. Vice president, trustee, chairman development committee Cleveland Playhouse, 1984-1989.

    Trustee, member executive committee, program chairman Cleveland Council World Affairs, 1970-1989. Past model United Nations chairman Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations. Trustee, member executive committee, budget chairman Neighborhood Centers Association, 1980-1989.

    Trustee Maui Symphony, 1995-1998, vice president, 1999—2004. Member Rotary Club of Maui, Maui Country Club, Rowfant Club (advisory), Cleveland Skating Club.


    • Married Carolyn Eck Richardson, December 9, 1967.
    • father: Allen B. Richardson
    • mother: Margaret C. (Thomas) Richardson
    • spouse: Carolyn Eck Richardson
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    Born February 15, 1939