Richard Alan Enslen

Personal

Birthday: 
5/28/1931
Birthplace: 
Kalamazoo, MI
Date of Death: 
2/17/2015
Place of Death: 
Kalamazoo, MI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Air Force, 1951-1954
Assistant trust officer, First National Bank & Trust Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1958
Private practice, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1958-1965, 1970-1979
Director, U.S. Peace Corps, Costa Rica, 1965-1968
Judge, Kalamazoo [Michigan] Municipal Court, 1968-1969
Judge, Michigan District Court, 1969-1970

Education

Name of School: 

Wayne State University Law School

Wayne State University Law School is the only public law school in the nation's eighth largest metropolitan area and one of just two public law schools in the state of Michigan. Located on a beautiful 203-acre campus in the heart of Michigan's legal, economic, and cultural capital, the Law School blends cutting-edge legal theory with real-world practice skills. Its graduates serve at the highest levels of law and government. Its faculty are dedicated teachers and distinguished scholars known nationally and internationally for their contributions to legal study. Its students display a diversity of backgrounds and interests. And its location - minutes away from courts, major law firms, government agencies, corporate headquarters, and the nation's busiest international border - offers unrivaled opportunities in employment, hands-on experience, and public service.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1958

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Court Name: 

Michigan Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/21/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/1/2005
Termination Date: 
2/17/2015
Termination Reason: 
Death
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