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consultant , Law educator

Frank Thompson Read, American law educator, consultant. Bar: Minnesota 1963, Missouri 1966, New York 1968, Oklahoma 1975. Member American Bar Association (section legal education), American Law Institute, Association American Law Schools, Order of Coif, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Read, Frank Thompson was born on July 16, 1938 in Ogden, Utah, United States. Son of Frank Archie and Fay Melrose (Thompson) Read.

Education

Bachelor of Science with high honors, Brigham Young University, 1960. Juris Doctor, Duke University, 1963.

Career

Private practice, Minneapolis, St. Paul, 1963-1965;attorney, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Kansas City, Missoury, and New York City, 1965-1968;assistant professor of law, assistant dean, Law School, Duke U., 1968-1970;associate professor, assistant dean, Law School, Duke U., 1970-1972;professor, associate dean, Law School, Duke U., 1972-1973;professor, Law School, Duke U., 1973-1974;dean, professor of law, University Tulsa College Law, 1974-1979;dean, professor of law, Indiana U. Sch Law., Indianapolis, 1979-1981;dean, professor of law, University Florida College Law, 1981-1988;dean, chief Executive officer, Hastings College Law, University of California, San Francisco, 1988-1993;deputy consultant section on legal education, American Bar Association, Indianapolis, 1993-1995;president, dean, S. Texas College Law, since 1995. Trustee Law School Admission Council, 1976-1988, president, 1984-1985. Chairman Oklahoma Judicial Council, 1976-1978, president, 1984-1985.

Visiting professor U. North Carolina, Southern Methodist U., Brigham Young U.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota 1963, Missouri 1966, New York 1968, Oklahoma 1975.

Membership

Member American Bar Association (section legal education), American Law Institute, Association American Law Schools, Order of Coif, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Lenet Hadley. 5 children.

father:
Frank Archie Read

mother:
Fay Melrose (Thompson) Read

spouse:
Lenet Hadley