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David Philip Schippers, American lawyer. Decorated knight Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, since 1995; recipient Alumni medal of Excellence, Loyola University, 1967, citation Loyola University Alumni Association, 1970.


Schippers, David Philip was born on November 4, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of David Philip and Angela Marie (Lyons) Schippers.


Bachelor, Loyola University, Chicago, 1955. Juris Doctor, Loyola University, Chicago, 1959.


Service representative Illinois Bell Telephone –°ompany, Chicago, 1950-1959. Associate Pope, Ballard, Uriell, Kennedy, Shepard & Fowle, 1959-1962. Assistant attorney United States Department Justice, 1962-1963, special assistant attorney general, 1963-1964, chief organized crime and racketeering secretary, 1964-1967.

Partner Schippers & Bailey, since 1967. Adjunct professor Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, since 1972, Loyola University School Law, Chicago, since 1972. Lecturer J.A.G. School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, 1988, 89.

Chief investigative counsel United States House of Representatives, Committee on Judiciary, 1998. Chief counsel to the United States House of Representatives Managers of Impeachment Trial of President Clinton in the United States Senate, 1998-1999.


Active Catholic League Religious Freedom, Chicago, since 1986. Illinois Department Law Enforcement Merit Board, Springfield, 1987-1993. Illinois Crime Investigating Committee, Chicago, 1969.

Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, American Arbitration Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Appellate Lawyers Association, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Chicago Crime Commission, Federal Criminal Investigators Association, Markey Inn of Court Club.


Married Jacquelin Joyce Liautaud, April 19, 1952. Children: David P. III, Kathleen M., Antoinette M., Ann L., Colleen M., Thomas M., Kevin D., Mary A., Patrick F., Peter A.