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Joan Miday Krauskopf

Joan Miday Krauskopf, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Ohio 1958, Colorado 1961, Missouri 1969. Recipient University Missouri-Columbia Faculty Alumni award, 1985, Merit medal, Ohio University, 1979, Research award, School Law, 1981, President's 300th Commencement award, Ohio State University, 1987; grantee Teaching award, University Missouri Alumnae, 1977.


  • Krauskopf, Joan Miday was born on April 24, 1932 in Canton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Clement I. and Elizabeth (Bellinger) Miday.

  • Education

    • AB, Ohio University, 1954. Juris Doctor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1957.


    • Instructor law Ohio State University, Columbus, 1957—1959, assistant professor, 1959—1960, professor, since 1987. Sole practice Boulder, Colorado, 1961—1962. Adjunct professor University Missouri, Columbia, 1963—1974, professor, 1974—1987.

      Chair law William Maier Junior, West Virginia, 1986—1987. Member Missouri Human Rights Commission, 1976—1983. Board directors National Organization of Women Legal Defense & Education Fund, 1980—1987, Missouri Gerontology Institute, Colombia, 1980—1987.

      Member policy board Center Aging Studies, Colombia, 1980—1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1958, Colorado 1961, Missouri 1969.


    • Cases on Property Division at Marriage Dissolution (American Casebooks)
    • Material meets three teaching scenarios: 1) combined with a traditional family law casebook in a three- or four-credit-hour course; 2) as sole material for a short course or seminar in equitable distribution; or 3) as materials for a regional or nationally focused continuing legal education program.
    • Author: Advocacy for the Aging, 1983, Law for the Elderly, 3d edition, 1984, Cases on Property Division at Marriage Dissolution, 1984.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Unitarian


    Member of American Association For Justice, American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Missouri Bar Association (chairman family law).


    • Married Charles Joseph Krauskopf, July 4, 1954. Children: Timothy Karl, David Andrew.
    • father: Clement I. Miday
    • mother: Elizabeth (Bellinger) Miday
    • spouse: Charles Joseph Krauskopf
    • children: Timothy Karl Krauskopf
    • David Andrew Krauskopf
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    Born April 24, 1932