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Ethel Silver Sorokin

Ethel Silver Sorokin, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1953, United States District Court Connecticut 1955, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit), United States Supreme Court 1960.

Background

  • Sorokin, Ethel Silver was born in 1928 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Jacob M. and Jennie (Klein) Silver.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Vassar College, 1950. Bachelor of Laws with honors, University Connecticut, 1953.

    Career

    • Associate Levine & Katz, Hartford, Connecticut, 1953-1956. Partner Sorokin & Sorokin, 1956-1989, Sorokin, Gross & Hyde PC, Hartford, 1989-1993, of counsel, 1994—2001. Lecturer law., advisor law review University Connecticut, 1955-1958, 61-66.

      Secretary Connecticut Judicial Review Council, 1978-1992. Speaker in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Connecticut 1953, United States District Court Connecticut 1955, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit), United States Supreme Court 1960.

    Works

    • Editor-in-chief University Connecticut Law Review, 1953. Member editorial board Connecticut Bar Journal, 1951-1956. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Trustee University Connecticut Law Foundation, Hartford, 1976-1992, president, 1978-1979. Director treasurer Center for First Amendment Rights, Inc., 1993-1996, president, 1996-2004, president emerita, 2005-2008. Member American Bar Association (media law committee, 1st amendment committee), Connecticut Bar Association (family law section, chairman legislation committee 1984-1987, chairman UMPA study committee 1986, media-law committee since 1992, Media Law award 1996).

    Connections

    • Married Milton Sorokin, June 25, 1950. Children: Rachel B., Sharon L., Leo T.
    • father: Jacob M. Silver
    • mother: Jennie (Klein) Silver
    • spouse: Milton Sorokin
    • children: Rachel B. Sorokin
    • Sharon L. Sorokin
    • Leo T. Sorokin
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