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Dennis Michael Patterson, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Maine 1981, New York 1981, United States District Court: Maine 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court: 1984. Member American Bar Association, American Philosophical Association, Maine State Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Patterson, Dennis Michael was born on September 29, 1955 in New York City. Son of Patrick Joseph and Mary Theresa (Philbin) Patterson.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1976. Master of Arts in Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1980.

Juris Doctor, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1980.

Career

Law clerk to presiding justice, Supreme Court Maine, Portland, 1980-1981;associate, Preti, Flaherty & Beliveau, Portland, 1981-1982;lecturer philosophy, University of Southern Maine, Portland, 1983-1984;professor of law, University Maine, Portland, 1985-1987;partner, Loyd, Bumgardner, Field & Patterson, Brunswick, Maine., 1983-1987;assistant professor School of Law, Western New England College, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1987-1990;professor School of Law, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Bar: Maine 1981, New York 1981, United States District Court: Maine 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court: 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, American Philosophical Association, Maine State Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Barbara Jean Zehler, June 30, 1978. Children: Sarah Elspeth, Graham Philip.

father:
Patrick Joseph Patterson

mother:
Mary Theresa (Philbin) Patterson

spouse:
Barbara Jean Zehler

children:
Sarah Elspeth Patterson

Graham Philip Patterson