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Ernest Clare Friesen,

Ernest Clare Friesen,, American legal educator, university dean, consultant, researcher. Bar: New York 1955. Recipient Tom C. Clark award, 1981, Warren E. Burger award, 1975; Ford Foundation fellow, 1959-1960, Fulbright fellow, 1974-1975. Member of American Bar Association (member action commission court costs & delay since 1979), National Academy Public Administration, American Law Institute, American Judicature Society.


Friesen,, Ernest Clare was born on October 11, 1928 in Hutchinson, Kansas, United States. Son of Ernest Clare and Clara Ona (Mitchell) Friesen.


Son of Ernest Clare and Clara Ona (Mitchell) F.;m. Corleta Mary Gibson, July 12, 1952. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1955.


Bar: New York 1955. Association Burke & Burke, New York City, 1955-1956. Trial attorney tax division Department Justice, Washington, 1956-1958. Assistant professor of law U. Cincinnati, 1958-1960, associate professor, 1960-1961.

Executive for judicial administration, director joint committee effective administration of justice American Bar Association, Chicago, 1961-1963. Dean National Judicial College, 1963-1964. Assistant attorney general Department Justice, Washington, 1966-1968.

Director Administrative Office of the United States Court Justices, Washington, 1968-1970. Director Institute Court Management, 1970-1974. Professor of University Denver College Law, 1970-1973.

Dean Whittier College School Law, 1975-1980. Dean and professor California Western School Law, 1980^. Jackson lecturer National Judicial College, 1975.

Trustee, Pretrial Resource Service Center, 1977^. Research panelist National Academy Public Administration, 1971-1973.


Served to major United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1950-1961. Ford Foundation fellow, 1959-1960, Fulbright fellow, 1974-1975. Member American Bar Association (member action commission on court costs and delay 1979^), American Judicature Society, American Law Institute, National Academy Public Administration.


Married Corleta Mary Gibson Friesen, July 12, 1952. Children: Peter Gibson, Carol Marjorie Friesen Johnson, Daniel Ernest, Anne C. Witwer.