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Avram Nathan Cohen

Avram Nathan Cohen, American lawyer. Bar: Rhode Island 1964, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1964, United States District Court Rhode Island 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980. Recipient Order of Commendation, Rhode Island Supreme Court, 1985.

Background

  • Cohen, Avram Nathan was born on June 12, 1933 in Taunton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Joseph and Ethel Cohen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Babson College, 1954. Juris Doctor, Boston University, 1963.

    Career

    • Law clerk Rhode Island Supreme Court, Providence, 1964-1966. Private practice, 1966-1968. General counsel Division Taxation Rhode Island, 1968-1973.

      Private panel trustee United States Trustee, Department Justice, Boston, 1979-1988. Private practice Providence, since 1972. Chairman unauthorized practice of law committee Rhode Island Supreme Court, Providence, since 1986.

      Mock trial coach Rhode Island Legal Educational Partnership, Providence, 1989, 90. Instructor international law Temple Emanuel Adult Educational Program, Providence, 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Rhode Island 1964, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1964, United States District Court Rhode Island 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member campaign staff Democratic party, Providence, since 1966. With United States Navy, 1956-1958. Member American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association (arbitrator) Commercial Law League, Rhode Island Bar Association (chairman law practice management committee since 1987, education committee, insurance committee, house of deals 1982-1990), Rhode Island Association Criminal Defense Attorneys.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, tennis, bicycling, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Maxine Elaine Horovitz, July 18, 1970. 1 child, Brenna Elissa.
    • father: Joseph Cohen
    • mother: Ethel Cohen
    • spouse: Maxine Elaine Horovitz
    • child: Brenna Elissa Cohen
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