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Clarold Lawrence Britton

Clarold Lawrence Britton, American lawyer, consultant. Bar: Illinois 1961, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1962, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, Michigan 1989.

Background

  • Britton, Clarold Lawrence was born on November 1, 1932 in Soldier, Iowa, United States. Son of Arnold Olaf and Florence Ruth (Gardner) Britton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1958. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1961. Postgraduate, University Michigan, Ann Arbor.

    Career

    • Associate Jenner & Block, Chicago, 1961-1970, partner, 1970-1988. President Britton Information Systems, Inc., 1991—2006, Britton Data Systems Inc., since 2006. Lecturer DePaul University, 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1961, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1962, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, Michigan 1989.

    Works

    • Author: Computerized Trial Notebook, 1991, Trial By Notebook, 2002. Assistant editor Michigan Law Review, 1960.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1957. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association (litigation section, antitrust committee, past regional chairman discovery committee 1961), Illinois State Bar Association (chairman Allerton House Conference 1984, 86, 88, chairman rule 23 committee 1985-1987, chairman civil practice and procedure council 1987-1988, antitrust committee), Chicago Bar Association (past chairman federal civil procedure committee, member judiciary and computer law committees, civil practice committee), 7th Circuit Bar Association, Defense Research Institute (committee on aerospace 1984), Michigan Bar Association, Illinois Association Trial Lawyers, Order of Coif, Law Club (Chicago), Racine Yacht Club (Wisconsin), Macatawa Yacht Club (Michigan), Masons, Alpha Phi Mu, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Joyce Helene Hamlett, February 1, 1958. Children: Laura, Eric, Val, Martha.
    • father: Arnold Olaf Britton
    • mother: Florence Ruth (Gardner) Britton
    • spouse: Joyce Helene Hamlett
    • children: Laura Britton
    • Eric Britton
    • Val Britton
    • Martha Britton
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    Born November 1, 1932
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