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Jay G. Foonberg

Jay G. Foonberg, American lawyer, accountant.


  • Foonberg, Jay G. was born on October 29, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Hyman J. and Esther (Leon) Foonberg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1957. Juris Doctor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1963.


    • Auditor California Board Equalization, 1957-1959. Accountant Seidman & Seidman, Certified Public Accountants, Beverly Hills, California, 1959-1960, Lever & Anker, Certified Public Accountants, 1960-1963. President law corporation of Foonberg & Frandzel, Beverly Hills, 1970-1979.

      Principal Slavitt, King & Foonberg, Los Angeles, 1979-1981, Foonberg, Jampol & Gardner, since 1981. Arbitrator American Arbitration Association, since 1965. Judge pro tempore Beverly Hills Municipal Court, 1970-1971, Los Angeles Municipal Court, 1980-1981.

      Trustee, president Brazil-California Trade Association. Special advisor for Latin American to California secretary state, 1983-1988. Adjunct visiting professor law University Houston Law School, 1986.

      Visiting professor space law and policy International Space University, Strasbourg, Federal Republic Germany, 1989. Adjunct visiting professor, Kenelm Lecturer Campbell University School Law, 1986, 87, 88. Appointee Special Commission on Interam.

      Affairs, since 1986.


    • How to Start and Build a Law Practice
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    Member Men's Club of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Member Speakers Bureau, 1966, also director. Member Los Angeles Olympics Advisory Commission, since 1981.

    Served with United States Air Force, 1958-1964. Member American Association Attorney-Certified Public Accountant's (charter secretary, president, director, Outstanding Achievement and Contribution, award 1987), California Association Attorney-Certified Public Accountant's (director, president), California Society Certified Public Accountant's, American Bar Association (council economics of law practice section 1975-1977, Gold Key award law student division 1977, Highest Honors award law students division 1983, member commission interAm. affairs 1986, 87, Special Recognition award young lawyers division 1986, special commission on lawyer competency 1986, 87), Virginia State Bar (Honorary), Beverly Hills Bar Association (governor), Century City Bar Association (board governors 1980-1981), State Bar California (member special commission for assimilation of new lawyers into the profession. Chairman economics of law practice section 1977, 78), Argentine-California Business Association (founder, president 1983), Interam.

    Bar Association (chairman economics of law practice committee 1985, 86), Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Epsilon Phi.


    • Married Lois Alpin, August 31, 1958. Children: Alan Marshall, David Jeffrey Steven Mark.
    • father: Hyman J. Foonberg
    • mother: Esther (Leon) Foonberg
    • spouse: Lois Alpin
    • children: Alan Marshall Foonberg
    • David Jeffrey Steven Mark Foonberg
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    Born October 29, 1935
    • 1957
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1963
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1957 - 1959
      Auditor, California Board Equalization
    • 1959 - 1960
      accountant, Seidman & Seidman
      Beverly Hills, California, United States
    • 1960 - 1963
      accountant, Seidman & Seidman
    • 1970 - 1979
      president, law corporation of Foonberg & Frandzel
      Beverly Hills, California, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      principal Slavitt
      Los Angeles, California, United States
    • 1981
      principal Slavitt