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Peter Crane Canfield

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Peter Crane Canfield, American lawyer. Bar: California 1980, United States District Court (middle district) Alabama 1980, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1980, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, Alabama 1982, United States Court Appeals (1st and 9th circuits) 1982, Wisconsin 1985, United States District Court (western district) Wisconsin 1985, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1985, Georgia 1987.

Background

Canfield, Peter Crane was born on March 6, 1954 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Amherst College, 1976. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1979.

Career

Law clerk to judge The United States of America Court Appeals (5th circuit), Montgomery, Alabama, 1979-1980, United States District Court (middle district) Alabama, Montgomery, 1980-1981. Attorney civil rights division Department Justice, Washington, 1981-1983. Special assistant United States Attorney, 1982-1983.

Deputy district attorney 15th Judicial Circuit, Montgomery, 1983-1984. Partner Ross & Stevens, South Carolina, Madison, Wisconsin, 1985-1986, Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, Atlanta, since 1986. Adjunct professor Jones Law Institute, Montgomery, 1984.

Member executive committee Libel Defense Resource Center, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1980, United States District Court (middle district) Alabama 1980, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1980, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, Alabama 1982, United States Court Appeals (1st and 9th circuits) 1982, Wisconsin 1985, United States District Court (western district) Wisconsin 1985, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1985, Georgia 1987.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, State Bar Georgia (chair publications committee 1989-1991, co-chair bar media conference committee since 1991), Phi Beta Kappa.