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Francis Odiorne Spalding, American lawyer, arbitrator. Bar: Illinois 1964, California 1981. Board directors Legal Assistance Foundation Chicago, 1972—1976, Sea Ranch Association, 1983—1985; Member of American Bar Association (special committee to survey legal needs 1971-1977), Society Professionals in Dispute Resolution, Research Association, Industrial Relations, Bar Association San Francisco, State Bar California, American Law Institute.

Background

Spalding, Francis Odiorne was born on July 31, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Evans and Marian (Holt) Spalding.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1950. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Northwestern University, 1964.

Career

Associate Isham, Lincoln & Beale, Chicago, 1964—1965. Assistant professor, assistant dean Northwestern University School Law, 1965—1968, associate professor, 1968—1971, professor, 1971—1982, associate dean, 1972—1977. Private practice Sea Ranch, California, since 1982.

Arbitrator, mediator, arbitration consultant. Visiting professor University California Hastings College Law, San Francisco, 1983—1985, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, 1985—1986. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1951-1952.

Membership

Board directors Legal Assistance Foundation Chicago, 1972—1976, Sea Ranch Association, 1983—1985. Member of American Bar Association (special committee to survey legal needs 1971-1977), Society Professionals in Dispute Resolution, Research Association, Industrial Relations, Bar Association San Francisco, State Bar California, American Law Institute.

Connections

Married Mary Miller, February 17, 1951. Married Dorothy Stack, August 27, 1966. Children: Richard E., Anna I., William H., Mary D., Susan H., Robert M.