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Dean , educator , Lawyer , real estate

Michael James Davis, American law school dean, lawyer, educator. Bar: Missouri 1968, Kansas/ United States District Court Kansas 1972. Member of Kansas Board Bar Examiners, American Bar Association, American Bar Foundation, Reginald Heber Smith (fellow 1967-1968), United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (member 1976).

Background

Davis, Michael James was born on August 31, 1942 in Clay Center, Kansas, United States. Son of Maynard James and Florence Mathilda (Steffen) Davis.

Education

Kansas State University (Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, 1964). University of Michigan (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1967).

Career

Bar: Missouri 1968, Kansas 1972, United States District Court Kansas 1972, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1976. Association Arent, Fox, Kinter, Plotkin & Kahn, Washington, 1967. Reginald Heber Smith fellow, Kansas City, Missoury, 1967-1968.

Legislation assistant to Congressman Louis Stokes, Washington, 1969-1971. Associate professor of law U. Kansas-Lawrence, 1971-1974, general counsel, professor, 1974-1980, dean School Law, professor, 1980-1989. Of counsel Stinson, May and Fizzell, Kansas City, Missoury, 1989^.

Achievements

  • Bar: Missouri 1968, Kansas/ United States District Court Kansas 1972.

Membership

Member of Kansas Board Bar Examiners, American Bar Association, American Bar Foundation, Reginald Heber Smith (fellow 1967-1968), United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (member 1976).

Connections

Married Jacqueline Zurat, December 13, 1969. Children: Adam Steffen, Ashley Michelle.

father:
Maynard James Davis

mother:
Florence Mathilda (Steffen) Davis

spouse:
Jacqueline Zurat

children:
Adam Steffen Davis

Ashley Michelle Davis