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James Silas Cole, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 79, United States District Court Missouri 79, United States Bankruptcy Court Missouri 83. Co-founder, officer Birthright of Kirksville, 1980—1985; state board directors Missouri Citizens for Life, 1986—1988; member parish council Mary Immaculate Church, Kirksville, 1980—1983; Member of American Association For Justice, American Bar Association, Knights of Columbus, Alpha Sigma Nu, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Cole, James Silas was born on September 8, 1953 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States. Son of James Silas and Joyce Jeanne (Jeanne) Cole.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, St. Louis University, 1975. Juris Doctor cum laude, Harvard University, 1978.

Career

Law clerk Missouri Supreme Court, Jefferson City, 1978—1979. Associate Mulford & Cole and predecessor Michael W. Mulford, Kirksville, Missouri, 1979—1980, partner, 1980—1988. Assistant United States Trustee Department Justice, St. Louis, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Bar: Missouri 79, United States District Court Missouri 79, United States Bankruptcy Court Missouri 83.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Co-founder, officer Birthright of Kirksville, 1980—1985. State board directors Missouri Citizens for Life, 1986—1988. Member parish council Mary Immaculate Church, Kirksville, 1980—1983.

Member of American Association For Justice, American Bar Association, Knights of Columbus, Alpha Sigma Nu, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Ann Marie Shoemaker, May 24, 1975. Children: Jean Louise, Timothy James, Mary Elizabeth, Stephen Vincent.

father:
James Silas Cole

mother:
Joyce Jeanne (Jeanne) Cole

spouse:
Ann Marie Shoemaker

children:
Jean Louise Cole

Timothy James Cole

Mary Elizabeth Cole

Stephen Vincent Cole