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Donald Francis Clifford

Donald Francis Clifford, American law educator. Bar: Colorado l964, United States District Court Colorado l964. Recipient Distinguished Achievement in Education award University Colorado School Law, 1991, Distinguished Achievement award University North Carolina School Law Alumni Association, 1991.

Background

  • Clifford, Donald Francis was born on April 14, 1935 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Donald Francis and Anna (Karchmer) Clifford.

  • Education

    • AB, Catholic University America, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Colorado, 1963.

    Career

    • Executive vice president United States National Student Association, Philadelphia, 1957-1958. Director Foreign Student Leadership Project, 1959-1961. Law clerk to presiding judge The United States of America District Court Colorado, Denver, 1963-1964.

      Assistant professor University North Carolina School Law, Chapel Hill, 1964-1967, associate professor, 1967-1972, professor, 1972-1979, Aubrey L. Brooks professor, since 1979, associate dean, 1979-1982, 89-90. Visiting professor numerous law schools. Member drafting committee North Carolina General Statutes Commission, Raleigh, l968-73.

      Reporter North Carolina Pattern Jury Instructions, Raleigh, l976-78.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Colorado l964, United States District Court Colorado l964.

    Works

    • Author: North Carolina Practice: Uniform Commercial Code Forms Annotated, l968-8l. Contributor numerous articles to legal journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chairman St. Thomas More Parish Council, Chapel Hill, 1978-1979. Soloist Community Chorus, Chapel Hill., 1983-1992. Member American Bar Association (task force on revision of UCC article 2 since 1990), North Carolina Bar Association (editor business law section 1984-1986), University Colorado School Law Alumni Association (Distinguished Achievement award 1991), Order of Coif, Order of Barristers.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, reading, walking.

    Connections

    • Married Louise Cucinello, February ll, l96l. Children: Ann Caroline, Mary Louise, Eileen Patricia, Joan Elizabeth, Catherine Frances.
    • father: Donald Francis Clifford
    • mother: Anna (Karchmer) Clifford
    • spouse: Louise Cucinello
    • children: Ann Caroline Clifford
    • Mary Louise Clifford
    • Eileen Patricia Clifford
    • Joan Elizabeth Clifford
    • Catherine Frances Clifford
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    Born April 14, 1935
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