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Louis Michael Thrasher

Louis Michael Thrasher, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1967, United States Supreme Court 1978, Nebraska 1981. Recipient Attorney Gen's. Special Achievement award, United States Department Justice, 1980. Member of American Bar Association, Order of Coif, United States Supreme Court History Society, Nebraska Trial Lawyers Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Lincoln Bar Association, Nebraska Bar. Association.

Background

  • Thrasher, Louis Michael was born on March 9, 1938 in Jamestown, New York, United States. Son of James W. Thrasher and Elizabeth E. Brill.

  • Education

    • AB, Alfred University, 1960. Juris Doctor, University Cincinnati, 1967. Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1974.

    Career

    • Trial attorney United States Department Justice, Washington, 1967—1970, director west coast field office civil rights division Los Angeles, 1967—1970, deputy chief voting section Washington, 1971—1972, associate director office institutions, 1972—1974, director office special litigation, 1974—1978, special counsel litigation, 1978—1980. Chief criminal division United States Atty's. Office, San Francisco, 1980—1981.

      Partner Mattson, Ricketts, Lincoln, Nebraska, since 1981. 1st lt United States Army, 1961-1963.

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, Order of Coif, United States Supreme Court History Society, Nebraska Trial Lawyers Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Lincoln Bar Association, Nebraska Bar. Association.

    Connections

    • Children: Lisa M., Christopher M.
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