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John King Pearson

John King Pearson, American lawyer, former federal judge. Bar: Kansas 1974, California 1974, United States District Court Kansas 1974, United States Court Appeals (9th and 10th circuits) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980, United States District (northern and central districts) California 1982. Recipient Special Achievement award, United States Department Justice, 1980.

Background

  • Pearson, John King was born on November 15, 1945 in St. Paul.

  • Education

    • Student, Ludwig Albert University, Freiburg, Germany, 1966. Bachelor in German and History, University Wisconsin, 1968. Juris Doctor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1073.

    Career

    • Assistant United States trustee Department Justice, Wichita, Kansas, 1979-1982. Managing attorney McDowell, Rice & Smith, Chartered, 1982-1986. Judge United States Bankruptcy Court for District Kansas, 1986—2010.

      Partner Adorno & Yoss, Lawrence, since 2010. Adjunct professor law Wichita State University, 1978-1984, University Kansas School Law, since 2008.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Kansas 1974, California 1974, United States District Court Kansas 1974, United States Court Appeals (9th and 10th circuits) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980, United States District (northern and central districts) California 1982.

    Works

    Membership

    Member American Bankruptcy Institute (secretary 1984-1995), National Conference Bankruptcy Judges (board governors 1991-1994), American College Bankruptcy, Kansas Bar Association (President's Outstanding Service award), California Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Sue M. Stordahl, June 22, 1968. Children: Linnea E., Kaaren M.
    • spouse: Sue M. Stordahl
    • children: Linnea E. Pearson
    • Kaaren M. Pearson
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    Born November 15, 1945
    (age 72)
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