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Jack Louis Getman

Jack Louis Getman, American lawyer, educator. Bar: New York 1958.


  • Getman, Jack Louis was born on July 5, 1933 in North Tonawanda, New York, United States. Son of Harry C. and Sophie A. (Gumbert) Getman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, University Buffalo, 1955. Juris Doctor, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1958.


    • Partner Goldman, Costa, Getman & Biryla, Buffalo, since 1961. Associate professor law State University of New York, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1958.


    • Editor, author: Collection and Enforcement of Money Judgments, 1986, 94. Author (deskbook) New York Lawyers Form Book and New York Lawyers Deskbook, 1992-1994.


    Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.

    Denomination: Methodist


    The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.


    Trustee Christ United Methodist Church, Snyder, New York, 1991-1993, endowment president, since 1992. Captain United States Air Force, 1958-1961. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (continuing legal education 1991), Erie County Bar Association (chairman commercial law committee 1978-1988, special achievement award 1986), Commercial Law League American, National Association Bankruptcy Trustees.


    • Married Hazel I. Cleveley, September 1, 1956. Children: Linda L. Palmer, Paul L. Getman.
    • father: Harry C. Getman
    • mother: Sophie A. (Gumbert) Getman
    • spouse: Hazel I. Cleveley
    • children: Linda L. Palmer Getman
    • Paul L. Getman
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