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Harold Arnold Ackerman

Harold Arnold Ackerman, American federal judge. Bar: New Jersey 1951. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award Rutgers University School Law, 1980. Sergeant United States Army, 1946-1948. Fellow American Bar Association; member Order of Coif.


  • Ackerman, Harold Arnold was born on February 15, 1928 in Newark.

  • Education

    • Student, Seton Hall University, 1948. Bachelor of Laws, Rutgers University, 1951.


    • Administrative assistant to Commissioner of Labor and Industry, State of New Jersey, 1955-1956. Judge of compensation State of New Jersey, 1956-1962, supervising judge of compensation, 1962-1965. Judge Union County District Court, 1965-1970, presiding judge, 1966-1970.

      Judge Union County Court, 1970-1973, Superior Court law division, 1973-1975, Superior Court Chancery division, 1975-1979, United States District Court, District New Jersey, 1979—1994, senior judge, 1994—2009. Member Supreme Court Committee on Revision of Rules, 1967. Chairman Supreme Court Committee on County District Courts, 1968.

      Member faculty National Judicial College, 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Jersey 1951.


    Sergeant United States Army, 1946-1948. Fellow American Bar Association. Member Order of Coif.
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    Born February 15, 1928
    Died December 2, 2009
    (aged 81)