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MICHAEL W. ZEHNER

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Michael W. Zehner, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy General Counsel, International Affairs Division, Office of the Air Force General Counsel, Washington, D.C. He is responsible for providing legal advice to the Secretary of the Air Force, Assistant Secretaries, General Counsel, and officials of the Secretariat and Air Staff on international matters and civil aviation issues.

Following graduation from law school in 1979, Zehner was associated with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Galiher, Clarke, Martell, and Donelley. In December of 1980, he joined the Air Force General Counsel's Office and assumed his present position as Deputy General Counsel in 1994. His primary areas of practice are international law, security assistance, and information and space operations.

EDUCATION
1976 Bachelor of Science degree in corrections administration and psychology, Kansas State University
1979 Juris Doctor degree, Washburn University School of Law
1980 Master of Laws degree in international law, George Washington University

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. 1979 - 1980, attorney, Galiher, Clarke, Martell and Donelley, Washington, D.C.
2. 1980 - 1994, Assistant Deputy General Counsel, Office of the Air Force General Counsel, Washington, D.C.
3. 1994 - present, Deputy General Counsel, International Affairs Division, Office of the Air Force General Counsel, Washington, D.C.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Kansas State Bar

(Current as of February 2008)

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