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Donna Carol Morris Willard

Donna Carol Morris Willard, Canadian, American lawyer. Bar: Alaska 1970.

Background

  • Willard, Donna Carol Morris was born on January 19, 1944 in Calgary. Came to United States, 1965, naturalized, 1970. Daughter of Donald Arthur Morris and Margaret Cavell (Snook) Morris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with 2d class honors, University British Columbia, 1965. Student law, University British Columbia, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Oregon, 1970.

    Career

    • Associate Boyko & Walton, 1970-1971, Walton & Willard, 1971-1973. Partner Gruenberg, Willard & Smith, 1974-1975, Richmond, Willoughby & Willard, Anchorage, 1976-1981, Willoughby & Willard, Anchorage, since 1981. Board directors Alaska Legal Services Corporation, 1979-1980.

      Member Anchorage advisory council American Arbitration Association, since 1978. Member Alaska Commercial Arbitration Panel, since 1975. Vice chairman Alaska Code Revision Commission, 1976-1978.

      Member Anchorage Transportation Commission, 1983-1987, chairman, 1986-1987. Chairman Alaska State Officers' Compensation Commission, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alaska 1970.

    Works

    • Copy editor: Alaska Bar Rag, 1979-1983. Annual reviser: Probate Counsel, 1972-1987.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Trustee Alaska Indian Arts, Inc., since 1970, Chilkat Dancer of Alaska, since 1965. Member Anchorage Port Commission, since 1987, chairman, since 1989. Member Alaska Bar Association (president 1979-1980, governor 1977-1980), American Bar Association (Alaska Bar delegate to house of deals, standing committee unauthorized practice of law 1980-1983, chairman 1982-1983, standing committee on bar activities and services since 1983), National Conference Bar Presidents (executive council 1985-1988), Western States Bar Conference (vice president 1981-1982, president 1983-1984), American Judicature Society, Association Trial Lawyers American, National Conference Bar Foundation (board trustees since 1982, vice president 1987-1988, president 1988-1989).

    Connections

    • Married Douglas E. Jones.
    • father: Donald Arthur Morris Morris
    • mother: Margaret Cavell (Snook) Morris
    • spouse: Douglas E. Jones.
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    Born January 19, 1944
    (age 73)
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