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Jon Aaron Van Allsburg

Jon Aaron Van Allsburg, American lawyer, legal educator. Bar: Michigan 1981, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Michigan 1981.

Background

  • Allsburg, Jon Aaron Van was born on August 2, 1955 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of Donald E. and Frances L. (Doornbos) Van Allsburg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Center Michigan University, 1977. Juris Doctor cum laude, Detroit College of Law, 1981.

    Career

    • Associate Keller & Avadenka Professional Corporation, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1981-1983. Partner Coupe & Van Allsburg Professional Corporation, Holland, since 1983. Adjunct professor business law Grand Valley State College, Allendale, Michigan, 1984-1987, business law Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 1987-1988.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan 1981, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Michigan 1981.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Precinct del Ottawa County Representatives, Port Sheldon, 1984, 85, Holland, 1986, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, member finance committee, 1991, parliamentarian, 1987, 88, 92, 94, 96, 98, county convention chair, 1993. Board directors Boys and Girls Club Greater Holland, 1987-1993, Tulip Time, Inc., since 1998. Deacon Beechwood Reformed Church, 1987-1989, 92-94, chairman deacons, 1988-1989, 94.

    Member American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Michigan Bar Association, Ottawa County Bar Association, Holland Area Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1988-1998, treasurer 1991, chairman 1995-1996), Rotary (board directors 1988-1996, president 1994-1995, chairman 1995-1996).

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: history, international relations, downhill skiing, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Susan D. Hiddinga, August 25, 1984.
    • father: Donald E. Allsburg
    • mother: Frances L. (Doornbos) Van Allsburg
    • spouse: Susan D. Hiddinga
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    Born August 2, 1955
    (age 62)
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