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Lawyer

William Krakow Ris, American lawyer. Bar: Colorado 1939. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Fellow American Bar Foundation, American College Trial Lawyers (board regents 1982-1983); member Colorado Bar Association (president 1962-1963), Denver Law Club (president 1956-1957), Order of Coif.

Background

Ris, William Krakow was born on June 11, 1915 in Dubuque, Iowa, United States. Son of Rinehart F. and Anna W. (Krakow) Ris.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Colorado, 1945. Bachelor of Laws, University Colorado, 1939.

Career

Worked at Wood, Ris & Hames, Professional Corporation. Admitted to the bar, 1939, Colorado. Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif.

Member, 1973-1977; President, 1976-1977, Colorado Commission on Judicial Qualifications. Member: Denver, Colorado (President, 1962-1963) and American Bar Associations. Denver Law Club (President, 1956-1957).

Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers (Regent, 1982-1983). American Bar Foundation.

Achievements

  • Bar: Colorado 1939.

Membership

Member, 1973-1977; President, 1976-1977, Colorado Commission on Judicial Qualifications. Member: Denver, Colorado (President, 1962-1963) and American Bar Associations. Denver Law Club (President, 1956-1957).

Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers (Regent, 1982-1983). American Bar Foundation.

Connections

Married Patty S. Nash, December 28, 1940. Children: Frederic N., William Krakow Junior.

father:
Rinehart F. Ris

mother:
Anna W. (Krakow) Ris

spouse:
Patty S. Nash

child:
Frederic N. Ris

child:
William Krakow Junior Ris