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educator , judge , legal association administrator

V. Robert Payant, American legal association administrator, educator, judge. Bar: Wisconsin 1956, Michigan 1957, Nevada 1985. Board directors Nevada Catholic Conference, since 2000; Member American Bar Association, Nevada Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Knights of Columbus.

Background

Payant, V. Robert was born on June 25, 1932 in Iron Mountain, Michigan, United States. Son of Vital Alexander and Anna Jane (Freele) Payant.

Education

Bachelor of Science in English, Marquette University, 1954. Juris Doctor, Marquette University, 1956.

Career

Attorney City of Iron Mountain (Michigan), 1959-1963. Probate judge County of Dickinson, Iron Mountain, 1963-1968. 95th district judge State of Michigan, 1968-1977, 41st circuit judge., 1977-1982, court administrator Lansing, Michigan, 1985-1988.

Associate dean National Judicial College, Reno, 1982-1985, dean, 1990-1994, president, 1994-1998, president emeritus, since 1999, member faculty, since 1973.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin 1956, Michigan 1957, Nevada 1985.

Membership

Board directors Nevada Catholic Conference, since 2000. Member American Bar Association, Nevada Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Knights of Columbus.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Amateur theatrics, swimming, camping.

Connections

Married Virginia Henneberry, June 23, 1956. Children: Margaret, Thomas More, Mary Adele, Ned, Robert.

father:
Vital Alexander Payant

mother:
Anna Jane (Freele) Payant

spouse:
Virginia Henneberry

children:
Margaret Payant

Thomas More Payant

Mary Adele Payant

Ned Payant

Robert Payant