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Joseph Francis Dillon

Joseph Francis Dillon, American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1963, New York 1964, United States Tax Court 1965, Michigan 1968, Ohio 1975, Florida 1983.


  • Dillon, Joseph Francis was born on October 15, 1938 in Brooklyn. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Sullivan) Dillon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, St. John's University, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1963.


    • Tax trial attorney Internal Revenue Service, Washington and Detroit, 1963-1968. Member Raymond & Dillon, Professional Corporation, Detroit, 1969-1993, Dykema Gossett PLC, Detroit, 1993-1997, Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, Professional Corporation, Detroit, 1997—2008, Joseph & Dillon & Associate, from 2009. Adjunct professor taxation University Detroit Law School, 1977-1987.

      Speaker, planning chairman Institute Continuing Legal Education Programs. Member magistrates merit selection panel and professional assistance committee United States District Court for Eastern District Michigan. Member United States Court International Trade.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1963, New York 1964, United States Tax Court 1965, Michigan 1968, Ohio 1975, Florida 1983.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Board directors, executive committee Metropolitan Center for High Technology, Detroit, 1993-1996. Corporal United States Army Reserve, 1958-1964. Fellow Michigan State Bar Foundation.

    Member American Bar Association (taxation and international sections since 1963), Federal Bar Association (officer, president Detroit chapter 1978-1982), Michigan Bar Association since 1988, (taxation counsel 1979-1982, international secretary since 1990), Detroit Bar Association (taxation committee since 1973), Ohio Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, American Judicature Society, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, London Court of International Arbitration, Inter-Pacific Bar Association, International Bar Association, Greater Detroit-Windsor Japan American Society (board directors since 1992, executive committee since 1999), Japanese Business Society Detroit Foundation (vice president since 1992), Detroit Regional Chamber (nominating committee for directors), French-American Chamber of Commerce of Detroit (board directors 1997-2000), Detroit Athletic Club, Lochmoor Club, Vineyards Country Club, World Trade Club, Economic Club (Detroit).



    Golf, squash, skiing.


    • Married Pamela Margaret Higbee, May 15, 1966 (divorced February 1972). Children: Elizabeth Margaret, J. Alexander. Married Diane K. Long, March 17, 1978.
    • father: Joseph Dillon
    • mother: Elizabeth (Sullivan) Dillon
    • spouses: Pamela Margaret Higbee
    • Diane K. Long
    • children: Elizabeth Margaret Dillon
    • J. Alexander Dillon
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    Born October 15, 1938