Richard Allen Griffin
 

Hon. Richard Allen Griffin
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Address: 540 Potter Stewart U.S. Courthouse
100 E. Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202-3988
Phone: (513) 564-7000
Fax: (513) 564-7097
E-mail:
Web site: http://www.ca6.uscourts.gov/

Position Bar Admissions Education
Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Judge

Appointed 2005 by George W. Bush
Bar Admissions:
Florida, 1978
Michigan, 1977
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
Education:
The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1977
J.D.

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1973
B.A.
Honors: magna cum laude
Honors: Honors College

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Instructor, Peoples' Law School, Grand Traverse Bar Association, Grand Traverse Legal Secretaries Association, Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Judicature Society
Member

State Bar of Michigan
Member

The Florida Bar Association
Member

Grand Traverse Zoological Society
Past President

Federal Judicial Selection Committee for Western District of Michigan, 1991 - 1993
Member

Ambassador National Cherry Festival
Member

Grand Traverse Yellow Ribbon Committee
Past Chairman

State Bar of Michigan

American Judicature Society

Federal Bar Association

YMCA Youth-in-Government Mock Trial program
Former Chief Judge

National Cherry Festival, Traverse City
Former Ambassador

Past Employment Positions:
Michigan Court of Appeals, Fourth District, Judge, 1996 - 2005

Michigan Court of Appeals, Third District, Judge, 1989 - 1996

Read & Griffin, Traverse City, Michigan, Private Practice, 1985 - 1988

Coulter, Cunningham, Davison & Read, Traverse City, Michigan, Private Practice, 1981 - 1985

Williams, Coulter, Cunningham, Davison & Read, Traverse City, Michigan, Private Practice, 1977 - 1981

Legal Practice, Traverse City, 1977 - 1989

Hon. Ross W. Campbell, Jr., Michigan Circuit Court, Circuit Twenty-Two, Law Clerk, 1975 - 1977

Birth Information:
1952, Traverse City, Michigan, United States of America

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