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Katherine D. Levitan

Katherine D. Levitan, Austrian, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1956, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1972, United States Supreme Court 1974. Member of Academy Matrimonial Lawyers, Long Island Women's Network, Nassau Civil Liberties Union, Nassau/Suffolk Women's Bar Association (past president, legal counsel), Nassau Bar Association (grievance committee, martim committee).

Background

  • Levitan, Katherine D. was born on July 8, 1933 in Vienna, Austria. Arrived in United States, 1938, naturalized, 1942. Daughter of Otto and Hedweega (Saltzer) Lenz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, New York University, 1952. Juris Doctor cum laude, New York University, 1955. Master of Laws in Criminal and Family Law, New York University, 1977.

    Career

    • Teacher business law New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, 1968—1969. Associate Bennett Reiss, Great Neck, 1969—1970, Malone and Dorfman, Freeport, 1970—1971. Sole practice Jericho, New York, 1971—1980.

      Practice with associates Mineola, since 1980. Lecturer; associate professor Hofstra Law School. Board directors, legal counsel For Our Children and United States, Inc., Nassau chapter American Civil Liberties Union, since 1975.

      Member Nassau County Democratic Committee, since 1969. Law guardian advisory panel 2d department Human Rights Advisory Commission Nassau County. Past president Nassau chapter New York Civil Liberties Union.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1956, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1972, United States Supreme Court 1974.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Membership

    Member of Academy Matrimonial Lawyers, Long Island Women's Network, Nassau Civil Liberties Union, Nassau/Suffolk Women's Bar Association (past president, legal counsel), Nassau Bar Association (grievance committee, martim committee).

    Connections

    • Married Leonard Levitan Levitan, September 12, 1952. Children: Joel, Jeffrey, Debbie, Diane.
    • father: Otto Lenz
    • mother: Hedweega (Saltzer) Lenz
    • spouse: Leonard Levitan Levitan
    • children: Joel Levitan
    • Jeffrey Levitan
    • Debbie Levitan
    • Diane Levitan
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    Born July 8, 1933
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