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Elsa Kircher Cole, lawyer. Bar: Washington 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980, Michigan 1989, Kansas 1997, Indiana 1999.


Cole, Elsa Kircher was born on December 5, 1949. Daughter of Paul and Hester Marie (Pellegrom) Kircher.


Bachelor of Arts in History with distinction, Stanford University, 1971. Juris Doctor, Boston University, 1974.


Assistant atty general, representative department motor vehicles State of Washington, Seattle, 1974-1975, assistant attorney general, representative department social and health services, 1975-1976, assistant attorney general, representative University Washington, 1976-1989. General counsel University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1989-1997, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Indianapolis, since 1997. Presenter educational issues various conferences and workshops.


Fellow: National Association College and Universities Attorneys (member nominations committee, member site selection committee 1987-1988, co-chair student affairs section 1987-1988, program 1988-1989, member finance committee, articles committee, by-laws committee 1988-1989, co-chair student affairs section 1988-1989, board directors 1988-1991, program 1989-1990, chair professional development committee 1990-1991, program 1991-1992, honors and awards, ethics committee 1991-1992, program 1992-1993, board operations 1992-1993, member nominations committee, member site selection committee 1995-1996, Continuing Legal Education committee 1995-1996, program 1995-1996, Continuing Legal Education committee 1996-1997, public committee 1996-1997, Continuing Legal Education committee 2000-2002, honors and awards committee 2002-2003, named NACUA fellow 1998). Member: National Sports Law Institute (board advisors since 2001), Sports Lawyers Association (board directors since 2001), Indianapolis Bar Association (sports and entertainment section board directors since 2001), Seattle-King County Bar Association, Washington Women Lawyers (president Seattle-King County chapter 1986, state chair candidate endorsement committee 1987, vice president membership, state board directors 1987-1988, state chair candidate endorsement committee 1988), Washington State Bar Association (chair law school liaison committee 1988-1989).


Married Roland J. Cole, August 16, 1975. Children: Isabel Ashley, Madeline Aldis.