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Michael Jay Ostrow

Michael Jay Ostrow, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1970; diplomate American College Family Trial Lawyers.

Background

  • Ostrow, Michael Jay was born on April 25, 1934 in Baldwin, New York, United States. Son of Oscar I. and Ethel M. (Morganstern) Ostrow.

  • Education

    • Alfred University (Bachelor of Arts, 1955). Cornell University (Juris Doctor, 1958).

    Career

    • Worked at Ostrow and Taub, LLP (Garden City, NY) specializing in Matrimonial and Family Law. Admitted to the bar, 1958, New York. 1964, United States. Supreme Court.

      Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif. Associate Editor, Cornell Law Quarterly, 1957-1958. Listed in, The Best Lawyers in America.

      Author, "Erroneous Prayer for Equitable Relief-Problems and Proposed Legislation in New York," Cornell Law Quarterly, Volume 42, No. 3, Spring, 1957. Member, Board of Advisors, Advanced Practice Institute, Hofstra University School of Law, 1975-1983. Member: Nassau County (Chairman, Matrimonial and Family Law Committee, 1967-1972.

      Member, Board of Directors, 1969-1972, 1976-1979. Treasurer, 1979-1980. Secretary, 1980-1981.

      Vice President, 1981-1983. President, 1984-1985), New York State (Chairman, Family Law Section, 1976-1978. Member, House of Delegates, 1978-1980.

      1994-1996) and American Bar Associations. American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (President, National Organization, 1996—. Member, Board of Governors, New York Chapter, 1973-1976.

      1980—; Vice President, 1978-1980. President, 1980-1981). American College of Family Trial Lawyers (Diplomate).

      International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

    Membership

    Member, Board of Advisors, Advanced Practice Institute, Hofstra University School of Law, 1975-1983. Member: Nassau County (Chairman, Matrimonial and Family Law Committee, 1967-1972. Member, Board of Directors, 1969-1972, 1976-1979.

    Treasurer, 1979-1980. Secretary, 1980-1981. Vice President, 1981-1983.

    President, 1984-1985), New York State (Chairman, Family Law Section, 1976-1978. Member, House of Delegates, 1978-1980. 1994-1996) and American Bar Associations.

    American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (President, National Organization, 1996—. Member, Board of Governors, New York Chapter, 1973-1976. 1980—; Vice President, 1978-1980.

    President, 1980-1981). American College of Family Trial Lawyers (Diplomate). International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

    Connections

    • Married Judith L. Loewenthal, August 25, 1957. Children: Thomas L., Kenneth A., Nancy M.
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    Born April 25, 1934