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James H. Brickley

James H. Brickley, state supreme court justice. Bar: Michigan 1954. Member Michigan Bar Association, American Bar Association, Institute Judicial Administration.

Background

  • Brickley, James H. was born on November 15, 1928 in Flint, Michigan, United States. Son of J. Harry and Marie E. (Fischer) Brickley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Detroit, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, University Detroit, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Detroit, 1977.

      Master of Laws, New York University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Spring Arbor College, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Detroit College Business, 1975.

      Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Ferris State College, Big Rapids, Michigan, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Saginaw Valley State College, University Center, Michigan, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Detroit College Law, 1981.

    Career

    • Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, 1954-1958. Sole practice law Detroit, 1959-1962. Member Detroit City Council, 1962-1967, president pro tempore, 1966-1967.

      Chief assistant prosecutor Wayne County, Detroit, 1967-1969. United States attorney United States District Court (eastern district), 1969-1970. Lieutenant governor State of Michigan, Lansing, 1971-1974, 79-82.

      Justice Supreme Court of Michigan, 1982-1999. Chief justice, 1995-1996. President Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, 1975-1978.

      Lecturer, adjunct professor University Detroit, Wayne State University, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, Cooley Law School, 1958-1973.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan 1954.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Michigan Bar Association, American Bar Association, Institute Judicial Administration.

    Connections

    • 6 children.
    • father: J. Harry Brickley
    • mother: Marie E. (Fischer) Brickley
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    Born November 15, 1928
    Died 2000
    (aged 71)
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