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J. Richard Colbeck Edit Profile

J. Richard Colbeck, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1967, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Michigan 1967, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1980. Trustee Tibbits Opera Foundation, Coldwater, 1989. Member State Bar of Michigan (delegate since 1997), Fraternity Order of Elks.

Background

Colbeck, J. Richard was born on September 25, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of John Harle and Virginia (Glance) Colbeck.

Education

Student, St. Joseph's College, 1958., College of St. Thomas, 1961. Juris Doctor, University Detroit, 1966.

Career

Associate, Brasher, Mies & Duggan, Livonia, Michigan, 1967-1969;attorney sole practice, Allen Park, Michigan, 1969-1973;prosecuting attorney, Branch County, Coldwater, Michigan, 1973-1976;associate, Gibbons & Nye, Hillsdale, Michigan, 1978-1979;attorney sole practice, Richard Colbeck, Coldwater, 1978-1988;partner, Colbeck, McAlhaney & Stewart, Coldwater, since 1988. President Coldwater School Board, since 1998. Instructor Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, Michigan, since 1979, Glen Oaks Community College, Sturgis, Michigan, since 1980.

Membership

Trustee Tibbits Opera Foundation, Coldwater, 1989. Member State Bar of Michigan (delegate since 1997), Fraternity Order of Elks.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: performing arts, directing television, radio commercials, golf.

Connections

Married Judith Ann Kish, November 25, 1961 (divorced June 13, 1974). Married Christine Lynn Wallace, June 4, 1981. Children: Craig, Brian, Kevin, Timothy, Julia.