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John Michael Clear

John Michael Clear, American lawyer. Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, St. Louis Metropolitan Bar Association, American Law Institute, Order of Coif., Racquet Club, Fox Run Golf Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Clear, John Michael was born on December 16, 1948 in St. Louis. Son of Raymond H. and Marian (Clark) Clear.

  • Education

    • Bachelor summa cum laude, Washington University, St. Louis, 1971. Juris Doctor with honors, University Chicago, 1974.

    Career

    • Law clerk to judge The United States of America Court Appeals (5th circuit), Atlanta, 1974-1975. Associate Covington & Burling, Washington, 1975-1980. Junior partner Bryan, Cave, McPheeters & McRoberts, St. Louis, 1980-1981, partner, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1974, District of Columbia 1975, United States Court Appeals (5th and District of Columbia circuits) 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1978, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1980, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1990, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1995, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1997.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, St. Louis Metropolitan Bar Association, American Law Institute, Order of Coif., Racquet Club, Fox Run Golf Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Isabel Marie Bone, May 10, 1980. 1 child Thomas Henry.
    • father: Raymond H. Clear
    • mother: Marian (Clark) Clear
    • spouse: Isabel Marie Bone
    • child: Thomas Henry Clear
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    Born December 16, 1948
    (age 68)
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