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Darlene Anne O'Brien

Darlene Anne O'Brien, American judge. Bar: Indiana 1980, Michigan 1981. Member American Bar Association, National Institute Trial Advocacy, Advocates Association, Michigan Bar Association, Women's Law Association Michigan, Washtenaw County Bar Assn, Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association.

Background

  • O'Brien, Darlene Anne was born on July 14, 1955 in Cleveland. Daughter of Joseph and Suzanne Mason.

  • Education

    • Bachelor summa cum laude, University Toledo, 1977. Juris Doctor, University Notre Dame, Indiana, 1980.

    Career

    • Law clerk to presiding justice United States Bankruptcy Court (northern district), Indiana, 1980—1981. Associate Smith and Brooker Professional Corporation, Saginaw, Michigan, 1981—1984, O'Brien and O'Brien, Ann Arbor, 1984—2004. Judge Washtenaw County Probate Court, since 2004.

      Commentator, panelist Institute Continuing Legal Education.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Indiana 1980, Michigan 1981.

    Works

    • Contbng. Author Michigan Causes of Action Formbook, Institute Continuing Legal Education, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2003.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, National Institute Trial Advocacy, Advocates Association, Michigan Bar Association, Women's Law Association Michigan, Washtenaw County Bar Assn, Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Thomas C. O'Brien, February 2, 1984. Children: John Michael, Lauren Katherine.
    • father: Joseph Mason
    • mother: Suzanne Mason
    • spouse: Thomas C. O'Brien
    • children: John Michael O'Brien
    • Lauren Katherine O'Brien
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    Born July 14, 1955
    (age 62)
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