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Christopher Robert Cooke

Christopher Robert Cooke, American lawyer, retired judge. Bar: Ohio 1968, Alaska 1970, United States District Court Alaska 1970. Member committee Alaska Humanities Forum, Anchorage, 1979—1986; advisory board Bethel School Board, 1982—1988; chairman Alaska Democrats, 1999—2001; board regents University Alaska, Fairbanks, 1975—1977; Member of American Bar Association, Alaska Bar Association.

Background

  • Cooke, Christopher Robert was born on December 23, 1943 in Springfield, Ohio, United States. Son of Warren and Margaret Louise (Martin) Cooke.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1965. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1968.

    Career

    • Attorney Alaska Legal Services Corporation, Anchorage, 1968—1971, supervising attorney Bethel, 1971—1973. Member firm Rice, Hoppner & Hedland, 1973—1976. Superior court judge State of Alaska, 1976—1986.

      Partner Hedland, Fleischer, Friedman, Brennan & Cooke, Anchorage, 1986—2003, Cooke, Recca & Valearee, Anchorage, since 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1968, Alaska 1970, United States District Court Alaska 1970.

    Works

    • Composer, singer: Chris Cooke's Tundra Music, 1981.

    Membership

    Member committee Alaska Humanities Forum, Anchorage, 1979—1986. Advisory board Bethel School Board, 1982—1988. Chairman Alaska Democrats, 1999—2001.

    Board regents University Alaska, Fairbanks, 1975—1977. Member of American Bar Association, Alaska Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Nick, July 1, 1970 (deceased 1996). Children: Karen, Anastasia, Nicholas.
    • father: Warren Cooke
    • mother: Margaret Louise (Martin) Cooke
    • spouse: Margaret Nick
    • children: Karen Cooke
    • Anastasia Cooke
    • Nicholas Cooke
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    Born December 23, 1943
    (age 73)
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