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John Neal Kirkendall

John Neal Kirkendall, American judge. Bar: Michigan 1963, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1963.


  • Kirkendall, John Neal was born on April 24, 1938 in Burlington, Indiana, United States. Son of E. Howard and Martha E. (Unger) Kirkendall.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, University Michigan, 1960. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1963. Graduate National Judicial College, University Nevada, 1988.


    • Partner Calder Kirkendall & Logeman, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1965-1986. Probate judge County of Washtenaw, since 1986. Faculties Institute of Continuing Education, University Michigan, Michigan Judicial Institute, National Judicial College, since 1989.

      Member advisory committee School Technology, Eastern Michigan University. Speaker in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan 1963, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1963.


    Member American Bar Association (chairman probate court committee of national conference of special court judges, chair court technical committee judicial administration division), State Bar Association Michigan (mental disabilities and senior justice committees), Washtenaw County Bar Association (president 1974-1975, Liberty Bell award 1994), Women Lawyers Association, University Michigan Alumni Association, University Michigan Alumni Band Association, United States Twirling Association (honorary life, founder), World Baton Twirling Federation (charter president), Delta Sigma Phi.


    • Married Carolyn A. Long, September 1, 1962. Children: Jill Hadley Kirkendall Mahon, Timothy Eberhardt.
    • father: E. Howard Kirkendall
    • mother: Martha E. (Unger) Kirkendall
    • spouse: Carolyn A. Long
    • children: Jill Hadley Kirkendall Mahon Kirkendall
    • Timothy Eberhardt Kirkendall
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