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Patrick Alan Shoulders

educator , lawyer

Patrick Alan Shoulders, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Indiana 1978, United States District Court (southern district) Indiana 1978, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1979, United States Supreme Court 1985, Kentucky 1986, United States District Court (we district) Kentucky 1987, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1997.

Background

Shoulders, Patrick Alan was born on March 26, 1953.

Education

Bachelor in English, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1975. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1978.

Career

Associate Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, Evansville, Indiana, 1978—1981, partner, 1981—1987, Ziemer, Stayman, Weitzel & Shoulders, Evansville, since 1987. Member local rules advisory committee United States District Court (southern district) Indiana, member Civil Justice Reform Act advisory committee. Treasurer, director Vanderburgh County Work Release Jobs Program, Inc., 1983—1985.

Member Vanderburgh County Public Defender Commission, since 2000. President Vanderburgh Law Library. Foundation, 1983—1984.

Achievements

  • Bar: Indiana 1978, United States District Court (southern district) Indiana 1978, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1979, United States Supreme Court 1985, Kentucky 1986, United States District Court (we district) Kentucky 1987, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-host (public affairs program) Shively & Shoulders WNIN-television.

Membership

Judge national finals We The People...The Citizen and the Constitution Competition, Washington, 1997—1999. Past president Indiana University College Arts and Sciences Alumni Board, Woodburn Guild. General chairman television auction WNIN Public television, Evansville, 1985.

Founder Arts Fest River Run, 1987. Speaker law-related education Evansville-Vanderburgh School Сorporation. Chairman Evansville Bill of Rights Bicentennial Celebration, 1991.

Member Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1993—1996. Member judges panel Entrepreneur of Year Awards Incorporated magazine, 1993. Treasurer Indiana Equal Justice Fund, 1996—1997.

Trustee Indiana University, since 2002. Member Board Park Commissioners City of Evansville, 1984—1987, Indiana State Recount Commission, 1992, Evansville-Vandeburgh County Unification Study Committee, 2005. Director Well House Society.

Member alumni board Indiana University Law School Indianapolis. Member medical-ethics committee St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville, 1980—2002, member institutional review board, 1980—2003. President board director Evansville Parks Foundation, 1982, 1983.

Board director Arts Fest River Run, 1987—2001. President board director Young Men’s Christian Association Southwestern Indiana, Inc., 1990—1994, Evansville Museum Arts and Sciences, 1991—1992. Board director Acodia Business Benefits Evansville, Inc., 1992—1997.

Director Indiana University Foundation, since 2002, Indiana University Center on Philanthropy, 2002. Fellow: American Bar Foundation, Indiana Bar Found (chairman fellows Indiana Bar Foundation 1996, President's award 2000, master fellow), American College Trial Lawyers. Member: American Bar Association (member trial practice committee litigation section), Indiana Trial Advocacy College (co-chair since 1996), 7th Circuit Bar Association, American Board Trial Advocates (associate), Kentucky Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association (chairman spring meeting 1991, chairman litigation section 1991-1992, member BAR-PAC board trustees 1991-1995, chairman legal education committee 1996—2000, council member appellate practice section 1997-1998, member board governors 1998—2000, member house delegate, Presidl. citation 2000), Evansville Bar Association (president 1985-1986, James Bethel Gresham Freedom award 1993), Federation Insurance and Corporate Counsel, Friends of Kinsey Institute, Indiana University Alumni Association 2000-2001, (chairman 2000-2001), Hoosier Hundred, Golden Key, Kentucky Colonel.

Connections

Married Lisa Shoulders. Children: Samantha Bucur, Andrew.

spouse:
Lisa Shoulders

children:
Samantha Bucur Shoulders

Andrew Shoulders