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Leon Wildes

Leon Wildes, American lawyer, educator. Bar: New York 1958, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1960, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1961.

Background

  • Wildes, Leon was born on March 4, 1933 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Yeshiva University, New York City, 1954. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1957. Master of Laws, New York University, 1959.

    Career

    • Partner Wildes & Weinberg, Professional Corporation, New York City, since 1960. Adjunct professor law Benjamin N. Cardozo School Law, New York City, since 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1958, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1960, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1961.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York (committee immigration and nationality law 1975-1978, 88-91, 95-98), American Immigration Lawyers Association (national president 1970-1971, board governors since 1971, co-chair ethics committee 1993-1996, editor Immigration and Nationality Law Symposium 1983, Elmer Fried Excellence Teaching award 1998, Edith Lowenstein award Outstanding Contribution Immigration Practice).
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