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Robert Irwin Berdon

Robert Irwin Berdon, American judge.


  • Berdon, Robert Irwin was born on December 24, 1929 in New Haven. Son of Louis J. and Jean (Cohen) Berdon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Duke University, 1951. Juris Doctor, University Connecticut, 1957. Master of Laws in Judicial Process, University Virginia, 1988.


    • With Bank of Manhattan, 1953-1954. Private practice New Haven, 1957-1973. Treasurer State of Connecticut, 1971-1973.

      Judge Superior Court, State of Connecticut, New Haven, 1973-1991. Justice Supreme Court, State of Connecticut, 1991-1999, retired, 1999, judge trial referee, since 2000. Adjunct professor law University Bridgeport School Law, 1986-1991.

      Lecturer in law University Connecticut School of Law, 1993. Associate fellow Saybrook College, Yale University, since 1986. Lecturer American Board Trial Advocates, 1986.

      Member Connecticut Board Pardons, 1991-1992.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    • Married Nancy Tarr, August 30, 1964 (deceased March 1992). 1 child, Peter A.
    • father: Louis J. Berdon
    • mother: Jean (Cohen) Berdon
    • spouse: Nancy Tarr
    • child: Peter A. Berdon
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    Born December 24, 1929