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educator , consultant , lawyer

Douglas Eugene Matthews, American Lawyer, educator, consultant. Bar: Florida 1986, Illinois 1987, District of Columbia 1989. Past vice president, board directors Youth Svc. Bureau, Woodstock. Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, American Society International Law, Indiana Computer Cons. Association.

Background

Matthews, Douglas Eugene was born on July 28, 1953 in Highland Park, Michigan, United States. Son of Max and Mary Elizabeth (Crane) Matthews.

Education

Bachelor with high distinction, Judson College, Elgin, Illinois, 1982; Juris Doctor cum laude, University of Wisconsin, 1985; Master of Science in Legal Institutions, University of Wisconsin, 1988; Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1991.

Career

Associate, Gunster, Yoakley, Criser & Stewart, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1986; associate, Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle, Crystal Lake, Florida, 1987; assistant public defender, McHenry County, Woodstock, Illinois, 1988-1989; law lecturer, Northern Illinois U., De Kalb, 1990; assistant professor, St. Thomas U. School Law, Miami, Florida, 1991-1994; associate professor, St. Thomas U. School Law, Miami, Florida, 1994-1996; Adjunct Professor law, since 1996; co-founder, vice president, The Grifo Group, Inc., Bay Harbor Islands, Florida, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1986, Illinois 1987, District of Columbia 1989.

Membership

Past vice president, board directors Youth Svc. Bureau, Woodstock. Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, American Society International Law, Indiana Computer Cons. Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, historic preservation.

Connections

father:
Max Matthews

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Crane) Matthews