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Mary Susan Carlson, American Lawyer. Bar: Nebraska 1977, District of Columbia 1979, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986, Missouri, 1987. Delaware-at-large national steering committee National Women's Political Caucus, since 1991. Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, American Arbitration Association (largecomplex case panel of arbitrators).


Carlson, Mary Susan was born on November 2, 1949 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Arnold Emil and Mary (Lloyd) Carlson.


Associate of Arts, Cottey College, 1970. Bachelor of Fine Arts Education, University Nebraska, 1972. Juris Doctor, University Nebraska, 1976.

Postgraduate, Notre Dame Law School, Tokyo, 1974.


Staff law clerk to presiding justice United States Court Appeals (8th circuit), St. Louis, 1976—1978. Associate Kilcullen, Smith & Heenan, Washington, 1978—1979. Trial attorney Civil Division United States Department Justice, 1980—1986, with Guam Land Claims Litig.

Agana, 1981; visiting assistant professor law Washington University, St. Louis, 1987—1990, visiting associate professor, 1990—1993. Partner Chackes, Carlson, Spritzer & Ghio, LLP, since 1995. Lecturer Sichuan University School Law, Chengdu, China, 1991.

Certified neutral United States District Court (eastern district) Missouri, St. Louis, since 1992. Arbitrator American Arbitration Association, since 1989.


Trustee St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District, 1994—1997. Delegate-at-large national steering committee National Women's Political Caucus, 1991—1998. President American Civil Liberties Union Eastern Missouri, 2000—2004, Missouri National Women's Political Caucus, 1990—1992, Missouri National Abortion Rights Action League, 1994—1998, PAC.

Democratic committee woman Hadley Township, since 2004. Member of Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association, Mound City Bar Association, St. Louis Women's Bar Association, Bar Association Metropolitan St. Louis, Nebraska Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, National Employment Lawyers Association.


Married Gerald P. Greiman, May 2, 1982. Children: David Carlson Greiman, Nora Carlson Greiman.