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Joseph Merritt Ladd

Joseph Merritt Ladd, American judge. Bar: Oklahoma 1968, Illinois 1969, Missouri 1975, Illinois (United States District Court (northern district)) 1969, Missouri (United States District Court (eastern district)) 1975, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1972. Member of Knights of Columbus, Alpha Sigma Nu (president).

Background

Ladd, Joseph Merritt was born on February 27, 1943 in Tulsa. Son of Merritt Henry Brown and Margaret (Sharp) Cox.

Education

Bachelor, Rockhurst College, 1965. Juris Doctor, University Notre Dame, 1968.

Career

Attorney Cook County Legal Aid Society, United Charities Chicago, 1968—1969. Associate Moriarty, Rose & Hultquist, Chicago, 1970—1974, Jenny, Cole & Eckelkamp, Union, Missouri, 1974—1976. Associate circuit judge, since 1976.

Membership

Member of Knights of Columbus, Alpha Sigma Nu (president).

Connections

Married Karen Wilson, July 15, 1972.