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Lawyer

Roy Hvidkaer Christiansen, American Lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1957, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1966, United States District Court (western district) Michigan 1989. Fielding H. Yost scholar.

Background

Christiansen, Roy Hvidkaer was born on December 24, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Rasmus H. and Gudrun (Lohmann-Sorensen) Christiansen.

Education

Bachelor, University of Michigan, 1954; Juris Doctor, University of Michigan, 1957.

Career

Associate Erickson, Dyll, Marentary & Van Alsburg, Detroit, 1958-1959. General counsel Transam. Freight Lines, Inc., 1959-1971.

Of counsel Kerr, Russell and Weber, 1972-1998. Visiting circuit judge 6th Circuit of Michigan, 1999-2000.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1957, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1966, United States District Court (western district) Michigan 1989.

Membership

Judge City of Huntington Municipal Court, Huntington Woods, Michigan, 1969-1976, City of Detroit Recorders Court, 1971-1973. Past mayor, councilman City of Huntington Woods. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, Michigan State Bar Foundation.

Member American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Detroit Bar Association, Oakland County Bar Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, fishing, music, gardening, sports observing.

Connections

Married Barbara L. Stauffer, June 9, 1956. Children: Kathryn G. Hardy, Patricia L. Kalbfleich, Kai H., Karl H.

father:
Rasmus H. Christiansen

mother:
Gudrun (Lohmann-Sorensen) Christiansen

spouse:
Barbara L. Stauffer

child:
Kai H. Christiansen

child:
Karl H. Christiansen

child:
Patricia L. Kalbfleich Christiansen

child:
Kathryn G. Hardy Christiansen