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Douglas Cain Ballantine

Douglas Cain Ballantine, American lawyer. Bar: Kentucky 1988, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1989, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Kentucky 1990, Virgin Islands 1994, United States District Court Virgin Islands 1994, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1994, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1994.

Background

  • Ballantine, Douglas Cain was born on October 28, 1958 in Louisville. Son of John Tilden Ballantine and Mary January (Strode) Elder.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, American University, 1984. Juris Doctor, Indiana University, 1988.

    Career

    • Contractor, Louisville, 1980-1981. Charter sailboat captain William Kimball Charters, Tortola, Virgin Islands, 1981-1982, The Moorings, Tortola, 1982-1983, Sadler Yachts, Easton, Maryland, 1983. Law clerk to Honorary David O'Brien United States District Court, St. Croix, Virgin Islands, 1988-1990.

      Associate Odgen, Newell & Welch, Louisville, 1990-1996, partner, 1997. Board directors Legal Aid Society, Louisville, since 1995, chairman Wheels of Justice Bike Ride, 1994, 95, 96.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Kentucky 1988, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1989, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Kentucky 1990, Virgin Islands 1994, United States District Court Virgin Islands 1994, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1994, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1994.

    Membership

    Volunteer Future Fund Land Trust, Louisville, since 1996. Member American Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association (ethics committee since 1995, professionalism committee 1993-1995), Louisville Bar Association, Focus Louisville Alumni Group (board directors since 1997).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, outdoor activities, woodworking.

    Connections

    • Married Mariam Zena, April 26, 1997.
    • father: John Tilden Ballantine Elder
    • mother: Mary January (Strode) Elder
    • spouse: Mariam Zena
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    Born October 28, 1958
    (age 59)
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