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lawyer , Technological institute official

Marilynn Jean Cason, American Technological institute official, lawyer. Bar: Colorado 1969, Illinois 1973.

Background

Cason, Marilynn Jean was born on May 18, 1943 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Daughter of Eugene Martin and Evelyn Lucille (Clark) Cason.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Stanford University, 1965. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1969. Master of Business Administration, Roosevelt University, 1977.

Career

Associate, Dawson, Nagel, Sherman & Howard, Denver, 1969-1973;attorney, Kraft, Inc., Glenview, Illinois, 1973-1975;Corporate Counsel, Johnson Products Company, Inc., Chicago, 1975-1986;vice president, Johnson Products Company, Inc., Chicago, 1977-1986;managing director, Johnson Products Company, Inc., Lagos, Nigeria, 1980-1983;vice president international, Johnson Products Company, Inc., Chicago, 1986-1988;vice president, general counsel, DeVry, Inc., Chicago, 1989-1996;senior vice president administration general counsel, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Bar: Colorado 1969, Illinois 1973.

Membership

Trustee Arthritis Foundation, Atlanta, 1993—1996, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1997—2003. Board directors Illinois chapter Arthritis Foundation, Chicago, since 1979, chairman, 1991—1993. Board directors International House, 1986—1992, Interfaith House, Chicago, 1996—2002, Illinois Humanities Council, Chicago, 1987—1996, chairman, 1993—1996.

Board directors Literature for All of Us, since 1997, chairman, since 2002. Member American Bar Association, National Bar Association, Cook County Bar Association (president community law project 1986-1988), Stanford Club (Chicago, president 1985-1987).

Connections

Married.

father:
Eugene Martin Cason

mother:
Evelyn Lucille (Clark) Cason