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Michael Francis Delaney

Michael Francis Delaney, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1976, Kansas 2006, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1976, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1978, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1979, United States Supreme Court 2008.

Background

  • Delaney, Michael Francis was born on January 22, 1948 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Donald J. and Evelyn A. (Edwards) Delaney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Kansas, 1969. Juris Doctor, University Kansas, 1976.

    Career

    • Associate Spencer, Fane, Britt & Browne LLP, Kansas City, Missouri, 1976—1981. Partner Spencer, Fane, Britt & Browne, since 1982, managing partner, 1992—1993. Chair Labor & Employment Law Group, since 2010.

      Lecturer law University Kansas, Lawrence, 1977-1978, 92-93.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1976, Kansas 2006, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1976, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1978, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1979, United States Supreme Court 2008.

    Works

    • Articles editor University Kansas Law Review, 1975. Co-editor The Developing Labor Law, American Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law, since 2004.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Active Kansas City Tomorrow, 1982. Member steering committee Kansas City Veterans Memorial Fund, 1984-1988. Volunteer citizen review agency relations committee United Way, Kansas City, since 1984.

    Co-chairman Heartland Labor and Employment Conference, since 1988. Board member Harwycke Homes Association Captain United States Army, 1969-1973, Vietnam, Associated Building Contractors, Inc., board directors, Heart America Chapter, since 2010. Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, Lawyers Association Kansas City, Education Law Association, National School Boards Association, Missouri Council School Attorneys (board directors since 2006), University Kansas Law Society (board governors 1988-1992), Kansas City Tomorrow Alumni Association (board directors 1990-1994), Wage & Hour Defense Institute, 10th Circuit Credentials Committee, College Labor & Employment Lawyers.

    Connections

    • Married Sally E. Jenkins, July 30, 1977 (divorced November 1984). 1 child, Patrick Neal. Married Kathleen Lynette Gibbons, February 22, 1986.

      Children: Rebecca Marie, Laura Margaret.
    • father: Donald J. Delaney
    • mother: Evelyn A. (Edwards) Delaney
    • spouses: Sally E. Jenkins
    • Kathleen Lynette Gibbons
    • children: Patrick Neal Delaney
    • Rebecca Marie Delaney
    • Laura Margaret Delaney
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    Born January 22, 1948
    (age 69)
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