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John Kidder Lawrence

John Kidder Lawrence, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977, District of Columbia 1978.

Background

  • Lawrence, John Kidder was born on November 18, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Luther Ernest and Mary Anna (Kidder) Lawrence.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Michigan, 1971. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1974.

    Career

    • Associate Dickinson, Wright, McKean & Cudlip, Detroit, 1973-1974. Staff attorney Office of Judge Advisory General, Washington, 1975-1978. Associate Dickinson, Wright, McKean, Cudlip & Moon, Detroit, 1978-1981.

      Partner Dickinson, Wright, Moon, VanDusen & Freeman, 1981-1998, Dickinson Wright Professional Limited Liability Company, Detroit, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977, District of Columbia 1978.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Executive secretary Detroit Committee on Foreign Relations, 1988-2004. Trustee Ann Arbor (Michigan) Summer Festival, Inc., 1990-2008. Patron Founders Society Detroit Institute Arts, since 1979.

    Director Michigan Chamber of Commerce, 2002-2008. With United States Navy, 1975-1978. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Bar Association, American Law Institute, State Bar Michigan, District of Columbia Bar Association, American Judicature Society, International Bar Association, American History Association, Michigan C. of Chamber (board directors 2002-2008), Detroit Athletic Club, Economic Club Detroit, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Jeanine Ann DeLay, June 20, 1981.
    • father: Luther Ernest Lawrence
    • mother: Mary Anna (Kidder) Lawrence
    • spouse: Jeanine Ann DeLay
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    Born November 18, 1949
    (age 68)
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