BiographyProfessor Emeritus Conard received his LL.B from the University of Pennsylvania in 1936 and his J.S.D. from Columbia in 1942. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Michigan Law School Professor Conard practiced law in Philadelphia, served as staff attorney for the Office of Price Administration and the Alien Property Custodian in Washington D.C., and taught at the University of Kansas City and the University of Illinois. He joined the Michigan faculty in 1954, where he taught in the areas of Corporations and Business Organizations, until receiving Emeritus status in 1984. He is the author of books on business and enterprise organization, corporate law and agency. With his study on "Automobile Accident Costs and Payments" he became a pioneer in the area of no-fault compensation schemes. Conard was President of the Association of American Law Schools in 1971, and a member of the American Law Institute.--Jocelyn Kennedy, Faculty Services Librarian, University of Michigan Law Library, 2008, and Margaret Leary, Library Director, University of Michigan Law Library, 2009
Papers (Finding Aids)
Oral History: Law School (University of Michigan) oral history interviews, 1988-2002.
Memorials & Tributes:
Calabresi, Guido. "Alfred Conard" 79 Mich. L. Rev. 379 (1980-1981).
O'Connell, Jeffrey. "Alfred Conard", 79 Mich. L. Rev. 375 (1980-1981).
Sandalow, Terrance. "Alfred F. Conard and Allan F. Smith", 79 Mich. L. Rev. 371 (1980-1981).
Siegel, Stanley. "Alfred Conard", 79 Mich. L. Rev. 382 (1980-1981).
Law Quadrangle Notes Articles
"Life after retirement," 30 L. Quadrangle Notes 2 (Winter, 1986).
"Alfred Conard's Achievements," 26 L. Quadrangle Notes 6 (Spring, 1982).
"Prof. Conard Named to AALS Presidency", 14 L. Quadrangle Notes 1-2 (Spring, 1970).
"Alfred F. Conard Is Butzel Professor", 19 L. Quadrangle Notes 1 (Fall, 1974).