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Ardith Jeanne DaFoe

Ardith Jeanne DaFoe, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1982, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Michigan 1982, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1985, United States Supreme Court 1986. Recipient award, Big Sisters International Inc., Big Brothers-Big Sisters American Inc., 1976. Member of American Association For Justice, American Bar Association, Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, Ingham County Bar Association.

Background

  • DaFoe, Ardith Jeanne was born on November 11, 1938 in Zeeland, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Clarence H. and Ann (Goodyke) Brower.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Hope College, 1960. Master of Arts, Michigan State University, 1976. Juris Doctor, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, 1982.

    Career

    • Policewoman Lansing Police Department, 1960—1963. Social worker Ingham County Probate Court, Lansing, 1963—1966. Executive director Big Sisters Lansing Inc., 1967—1973, Big Brothers-Big Sisters Greater Lansing Inc., 1973—1980.

      Associate Hankins & Associates, PC, Okemos, Michigan, 1982—1984. Private practice Lansing, 1984—1985, Office Criminal Justice, since 1985. Editorial board member Law Review Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1980—1981.

    Membership

    Member of American Association For Justice, American Bar Association, Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, Ingham County Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Darrell Duane DaFoe, September 15, 1962 (divorced August 1977). Children: Rachelle Anne, Chad Matthew.
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    Born November 11, 1938