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Richard Michelet Grimsrud

Richard Michelet Grimsrud, American lawyer. Member of Exchange Club, Coconino County Bar, District of Columbia Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Arizona Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Grimsrud, Richard Michelet was born on September 26, 1943 in Milwaukee. Son of Richard Michelet and Wilma Catherine (Gums) Grimsrud.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Ripon College, 1965. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1971.

    Career

    • Peace corporations volunteer, Bihar, India, 1965—1967. Volunteers in Service to America volunteer Newark Legal Services Project, 1968—1969. Law research director New Hampshire Legal Assistance, Concord & Manchester, 1971—1972.

      Trial attorney Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Litigation Center, Denver, 1973—1975. Law clerk Favour & Beck, Prescott, Arizona, 1976—1977. Partner Wilson, Gaylord & Grimsrud, Flagstaff, 1982—1986.

      Private practice Prescott & Flagstaff, Arizona, 1978—1981, since 1987. Part-time instructor Indian Law & Civil Rights Litigation Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 1980—1984. Of counsel firm Lynch & Lynch, Denville, New Jersey, 1984.

      Kennedy delegate Arizona Democratic Convention, 1980. Board directors Native Americans Community Action, Flagstaff, 1981—1982. Vice president, board directors Coconino County Legal Aid, Flagstaff, 1987—1997, president, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1972, United States District Court New Hampshire 1972, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1973, United States District Court Colorado 1974, United States District Court South Dakota 1974, United States District Court New Mexico 1975, United States District Court Arizona 1978, New Jersey 1979, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1983, United States Supreme Court 1984, Hopi Tribal Court 1991.

    Works

    • Contributor legal articles & short story.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Member of Exchange Club, Coconino County Bar, District of Columbia Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Arizona Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Sylvia Roslyne Apolinar Grimsrud, November 7, 1979.
    • father: Richard Michelet Grimsrud
    • mother: Wilma Catherine (Gums) Grimsrud
    • spouse: Sylvia Roslyne Apolinar Grimsrud
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    Born September 26, 1943
    (age 74)
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