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John Michael Butler

John Michael Butler, American lawyer. Bar: West Virginia 1984, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) West Virginia 1984. Board directors Family Development, Inc., since 1989. Member American Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association, West Virginia 3d Circuit Bar Association (vice president 1988-1989), West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Parabal, Elks.

Background

  • Butler, John Michael was born on January 14, 1959 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Henry and Hazel Marie (Cunningham) Butler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics, Marietta College, 1981. Juris Doctor, West Virginia University, 1984.

    Career

    • Associate White and Sweeney, St. Mary's, West Virginia, 1984. Private practice, since 1985. Mental hygiene commissioner 3d Circuit West Virginia, 1985-1991.

      Deputy commissioner for delinquent and forfeited lands Wetzel County, New Martinsville, West Virginia, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: West Virginia 1984, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) West Virginia 1984.

    Politics

    A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    All who truly seek God are both competent and called to develop in that relationship and share it with others.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    It is good for Christians with differing approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue through how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

    Membership

    Board directors Family Development, Inc., since 1989. Member American Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association, West Virginia 3d Circuit Bar Association (vice president 1988-1989), West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Parabal, Elks.

    Personality

    Interests

    Coin collecting/numismatics, wood refinishing, tropical fish, bass fishing, hunting.

    Connections

    • Married Debra C. O'Blockovich, December 4, 1988. 1 child, Jessica Marie.
    • father: Robert Henry Butler
    • mother: Hazel Marie (Cunningham) Butler
    • spouse: Debra C. O'Blockovich
    • child: Jessica Marie Butler
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    Born January 14, 1959
    (age 58)
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