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Jacob Tanzer

Jacob Tanzer was American judge. Bar: Oregon 1959.


  • Tanzer, Jacob was born on February 13, 1935 in Longview, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Joseph S. and Fannie B. (Rosenfeld) Tanzer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Oregon, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, University Oregon, 1959.


    • Partner Granata & Tanzer, Portland, 1959—1962. Trial attorney, organized crime and racketeering section, civil rights division United States Justice Department, Washington, 1962—1964. Deputy district attorney Multnomah County, Portland, 1964—1969.

      Solicitor general Oregon Justice Department, Salem, 1969—1971. Director Oregon Department Human Resources, 1971—1973. Judge Oregon Court Appeals, 1973—1980.

      Justice Oregon Supreme Court, 1981—1983. Partner, of counsel Ball, Janik LLP, Portland, 1983—2002. Owner Jacob Tanzer Arbitration & Mediation, since 2002.

      Arbitrator and mediator.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Oregon 1959.


    • Married Elaine Rhine. Children: Joshua, Jessica, Rachel, Elan.
    • father: Joseph S. Tanzer
    • mother: Fannie B. (Rosenfeld) Tanzer
    • spouse: Elaine Rhine
    • children: Joshua Tanzer
    • Jessica Tanzer
    • Rachel Tanzer
    • Elan Tanzer
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    Born February 13, 1935