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Donald Francis Clifford,, American law educator. Bar: Colorado l964, United States District Court Colorado l964. Recipient Distinguished Achievement in Education award University Colorado School Law, 1991, Distinguished Achievement award University North Carolina School Law Alumni Association, 1991.


Clifford,, Donald Francis was born on April 14, 1935 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Donald Francis and Anna (Karchmer) Clifford.


AB, Catholic University America, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Colorado, 1963.


Executive vice president, United States National Student Association, Philadelphia, l957-58;director, Foreign Student Leadership Project, Philadelphia, l959-6l;law clerk to presiding judge, United States District Court Colorado, Denver, l963-64;assistant professor, U. North Carolina School Law, Chapel Hill, l964-67;associate professor, U. North Carolina School Law, Chapel Hill, l967-72;professor, U. North Carolina School Law, Chapel Hill, l972-79;Aubrey L. Brooks professor, U. North Carolina School Law, Chapel Hill, since 1979;associate dean, U. North Carolina School Law, Chapel Hill, l979-82, 89-90. Visiting professor numerous law schools. Member drafting committee North Carolina General Statutes Commission, Raleigh, l968-73.

Reporter North Carolina Pattern Jury Instrns., Raleigh, l976-78.


Chairman St. Thomas More Parish Council, Chapel Hill, 1978-1979. Soloist Community Chorus, Chapel Hill., 1983-1992. Member American Bar Association (task force on revision of UCC article 2 since 1990), North Carolina Bar Association (editor business law section 1984-1986), University Colorado School Law Alumni Association (Distinguished Achievement award 1991), Order of Coif, Order of Barristers.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, reading, walking.


Married Louise Cucinello, February ll, l96l. Children: Ann Caroline, Mary Louise, Eileen Patricia, Joan Elizabeth, Catherine Frances.