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Mary Elizabeth Phelan

Mary Elizabeth Phelan, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa 1984, Nebraska 1984, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Iowa, 1984, United States District Court Nebraska 1984, Michigan 1990. Recipient 1st place Mason Ladd Legal Writing Competition, 1985. Member American Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, Nebraska Bar Association, Ingham County Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association.

Background

  • Phelan, Mary Elizabeth was born on September 18, 1958 in Iowa City. Daughter of William Vincent and Helen Elizabeth (Schindler) Phelan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1981. Juris Doctor, Creighton University, 1984. Master of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1988.

    Career

    • Associate Phelan, Tucker, Boyle & Mullen, Iowa City, 1984-1987. With Pretzel & Stouffer, Chicago, 1987-1988. Assistant professor legal research, criminal law, writing Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, since 1989.

      Family advisor to law review.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Iowa 1984, Nebraska 1984, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Iowa, 1984, United States District Court Nebraska 1984, Michigan 1990.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to law reviews.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, Nebraska Bar Association, Ingham County Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association.

    Connections

    • father: William Vincent Phelan
    • mother: Helen Elizabeth (Schindler) Phelan
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    Born September 18, 1958
    (age 59)
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