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Elsa Kircher Cole

Elsa Kircher Cole, lawyer. Bar: Washington 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980, Michigan 1989, Kansas 1997, Indiana 1999.

Background

  • Cole, Elsa Kircher was born on December 5, 1949. Daughter of Paul and Hester Marie (Pellegrom) Kircher.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in History with distinction, Stanford University, 1971. Juris Doctor, Boston University, 1974.

    Career

    • Assistant atty general, representative department motor vehicles State of Washington, Seattle, 1974-1975, assistant attorney general, representative department social and health services, 1975-1976, assistant attorney general, representative University Washington, 1976-1989. General counsel University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1989-1997, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Indianapolis, since 1997. Presenter educational issues various conferences and workshops.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Washington 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980, Michigan 1989, Kansas 1997, Indiana 1999.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow: National Association College and Universities Attorneys (member nominations committee, member site selection committee 1987-1988, co-chair student affairs section 1987-1988, program 1988-1989, member finance committee, articles committee, by-laws committee 1988-1989, co-chair student affairs section 1988-1989, board directors 1988-1991, program 1989-1990, chair professional development committee 1990-1991, program 1991-1992, honors and awards, ethics committee 1991-1992, program 1992-1993, board operations 1992-1993, member nominations committee, member site selection committee 1995-1996, Continuing Legal Education committee 1995-1996, program 1995-1996, Continuing Legal Education committee 1996-1997, public committee 1996-1997, Continuing Legal Education committee 2000-2002, honors and awards committee 2002-2003, named NACUA fellow 1998). Member: National Sports Law Institute (board advisors since 2001), Sports Lawyers Association (board directors since 2001), Indianapolis Bar Association (sports and entertainment section board directors since 2001), Seattle-King County Bar Association, Washington Women Lawyers (president Seattle-King County chapter 1986, state chair candidate endorsement committee 1987, vice president membership, state board directors 1987-1988, state chair candidate endorsement committee 1988), Washington State Bar Association (chair law school liaison committee 1988-1989).

    Connections

    • Married Roland J. Cole, August 16, 1975. Children: Isabel Ashley, Madeline Aldis.
    • father: Paul Kircher
    • mother: Hester Marie (Pellegrom) Kircher
    • spouse: Roland J. Cole
    • children: Isabel Ashley Cole
    • Madeline Aldis Cole
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    Born December 5, 1949
    (age 67)