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Robert Arthur Melin, American Civil litigation, state Civil litigation, federal Non-profit and tax-exempt organizations lawyer Served to captain Judge Advocate General Corps, Army of the United States, 1967-1970.; Member Wisconsin Academy Trial Lawyers, American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, Milwaukee Bar Association, American Legion, Friends of Ethiopia, Delta Theta Phi, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Gamma Museum.

Background

Melin, Robert Arthur was born on September 13, 1940 in Milwaukee. Son of Arthur John and Frances Magdalena (Lanser) Melin.

Education

Marquette University (Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, 1962. Juris Doctor, 1966). Delta Theta Phi. Phi Alpha Theta: Pi Gamma Mu.

Editor, Marquette LawReview, 1965-1966. Recipient, St. Thomas More Scholarship, Marquette University.

Career

Bar: Wisconsin 1966, United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin 1966, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1966, United States Court Military Appeals 1967, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1975. Law clerk United States District Court Eastern District Wisconsin, 1966. Instructor business law U. Georgia, Hinesville, 1968, alsolectr. business law U. Maryland., Asmara, 1970.

Lecturer law Haile Selassie I U.Law Faculty, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1971-1972. Member firm Walther & Halling, Milwaukee, 1973-1974, Schroeder, Gedlen, Riester & Moerke, Milwaukee, 1974-1982. Partner Schroeder, Gedlen, Riester & Melin, Milwaukee, 1982-1984, Schroeder, Riester, Melin & Smith, 1984.

Representative Class of 2000, West Point Parent Association of Wisconsin, 1996-1997, 97-98, 99. Lecturer charitable solicitations and contracts Philanthropy Monthly 9th Annual Policy Conference, New York City, 1985. Chairman Milwaukee Young Democrats, 1963-1964.

Class of 2000 representative West Point Parent Association of Wisconsin, 1996-1998, 98, Executive Board, 1997-1998, 98.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Trial Court Difficulties in Applying the New Rule of Fair Mistake to Civil Libel," 48 Marquette Law Review, 1964. "A Comprehensive Survey of Redistricting or Reapportionment Law-State and Federal," 48 Marquette Law Review, 1965. "A Lawyer’s Perspective on Building Program Into Charitable Solicitations And Contracts," The Philanthropy Montly, Volume XVIII, No.

      11, 1985

    • "Survey of Ethiopian Law,” Annual Survey of African Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1970. Evidence in Ethiopia (Text and Sourcebook), Addis Ababa, 1972. Lecturer in Law, Faculty of Law, Haile Sellassie I University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1970-1973.

      Law Clerk to Honorary John W. Reynolds, Federal Judge, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1966.

Membership

Served to captain Judge Advocate General Corps, Army of the United States, 1967-1970. Member Wisconsin Academy Trial Lawyers, American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, Milwaukee Bar Association, American Legion, Friends of Ethiopia, Delta Theta Phi, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Gamma Museum.

Connections

Married Mary Magdalen Melin, July 8, 1967. Children: ArthurWalden, Robert Dismas, Nicholas O'Brien, Madalyn Mary.

father:
Arthur John Melin

mother:
Frances Magdalena (Lanser) Melin

spouse:
Mary Magdalen Melin

child:
Robert Dismas Melin

child:
ArthurWalden Melin

child:
Nicholas O'Brien Melin

child:
Madalyn Mary Melin