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Marilyn Biggs Adkins

Marilyn Biggs Adkins, American lawyer, consultant. Bar: Colorado 1982, United States District Court Colorado 1982, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1982.

Background

  • Adkins, Marilyn Biggs was born on July 3, 1945 in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, United States. Daughter of John Elmer and Merle Bonita (Irish) Biggs.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Denver, 1967. Juris Doctor, University Denver, 1982.

    Career

    • Owner Texaco Service Stations, Denver, 1971-1978. Legal assistant, paralegal Law Offices of Hubert M. Safran, 1974-1982. Private practice bookkeeping, 1978-1981.

      Partner Safran & Adkins, 1982-1990. Private practice attorney, 1990-1991. Owner Adkins & Associates, since 1991.

      Member District Attorney's Arbitration Panel, Denver, 1976. Active Colorado Supreme Court Public Education Committee, 1984-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Colorado 1982, United States District Court Colorado 1982, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1982.

    Works

    • Contributor chapter on torts to Law in Colorado, 1987, articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Instructor Denver Inner City Parish, 1970-1975. Member Anti-Defamation League Civil Rights Commission, Denver, 1983-1990. Delegate Democratic County Conventions, Denver, 1975-1978, 86.

    Advisor United States Senate Committee, Washington, 1978. Chair Colorado Supreme Court Bi-Centennial Constitutional Church-State Project. Trustee Temple Sinai, Denver, 1986-1988.

    Member American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (legislation director 1982-1988, board directors 1983-1989), Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, University Denver Alumni Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married John C. Adkins, October 12, 1965 (divorced February 1978). Married Charles T. Wood, April 16, 1989.
    • father: John Elmer Biggs
    • mother: Merle Bonita (Irish) Biggs
    • spouses: John C. Adkins
    • Charles T. Wood
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    Born July 3, 1945
    (age 72)
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