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Law educator , arbitrator

Calvin William Sharpe, American Law educator, arbitrator. Bar: Illinois 1974. Board trustees Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center, 1985-1988; board directors Cleveland Public Radio, 1993-1994. Member Society Professionals in Dispute Resolution, International Society Labor Law andSocial Security, Industrial Rels. Research Association (convener and first chair labor and employment law section 1995-1997), National Academy Arbitrators.

Background

Sharpe, Calvin William was born on February 22, 1945 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Ralph David and Mildred (Johnson) Sharpe.

Education

Bachelor, Clark College, 1967; postgraduate, Oberlin College, 1968; Master of Arts, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1996; Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1974.

Career

Teacher elementary school, New York School System, Brooklyn, 1968-1969; director homework study center, Ocean Hill Brownsville, Brooklyn, 1969; investigator, Illinois Governor's Task Force on Cook County Property Tax, Chicago, 1972-1973; law clerk to judge Hubert L. Will, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois, Chicago, 1974-1976; associate, Cotton, Watt, Jones, King & Bowlus, Chicago, 1976-1977; trial attorney, National Labor Relations Board, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1977-1981; assistant professor, University of Virginia, 1981-1984; associate professor, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, 1984-1988; professor, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, since 1988; academic dean, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, 1991-1992. Member Executive Board Public Sector Labor Rels. Association, Ohio, since 1986.

Chairman evidence section Association American Law Schools, 1987-1988. Member American Labor Law Project to Soviet Union and Western Europe-People to People, 1988. Member Youth Superior vena cava syndrome Advisory Board of the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, 1989-1991.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1974.

Membership

Board trustees Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center, 1985-1988. Board directors Cleveland Public Radio, 1993-1994. Member Society Professionals in Dispute Resolution, International Society Labor Law andSocial Security, Industrial Rels.

Research Association (convener and first chair labor and employment law section 1995-1997), National Academy Arbitrators.

Connections

Married Maya Annette Hall, January 25, 1970 (divorced October 1975). 1 child, Kabral; married Janice M. Jones, April 13, 1978. Children: Melanie, Stephanie.

father:
Ralph David Sharpe

mother:
Mildred (Johnson) Sharpe

spouses:
Maya Annette Hall

Janice M. Jones

children:
Kabral Sharpe

Melanie Sharpe

Stephanie Sharpe