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Jerome Edwin Bogutz

Jerome Edwin Bogutz, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Pennsylvania, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court.


  • Bogutz, Jerome Edwin was born on June 7, 1935 in Bridgeton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Charles and Gertrude (Lahn) Bogutz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Finance, Pennsylvania State University, 1957. Juris Doctor, Villanova University, 1962.


    • Associate Dash & Levy, Philadelphia, 1962—1963, Abrahams & Loewenstein, Philadelphia, 1963—1964. Deputy director, chief of litigation Community Legal Services, 1964—1968, director, 1968—1978. Emeritus, since 1978.

      Private practice law Philadelphia, 1968—1971. Partner Bogutz & Mazer, 1971—1981, Fox Rothschild O'Brien & Frankel, Philadelphia, 1981—1998. Judge Pro Tem Philadelphia Court Common Pleas, since 1992.

      Partner Christie, Pabarue, Mortensen & Young, Professional Corporation, Philadelphia, since 1998. Adjunct clinical professor law Villanova (Pennsylvania) University, 1969-1972, lecturer, since 1987, board consultors Law School, since 1983. President International Mobile Machines, Philadelphia, 1980-1981, Interdigital Communications, 1980-1981, also board directors American Bar Association-JAD Lawyers Conference, 1987-1992, member executive council, 1986-1992, vice chairman, 1987-1988, chairman, 1989-1990, chairman nominating committee, 1989-1990, member long range planning committee, 1989-1990.

      Member advisory board Pennsylvania Medical Professional Liability Catastrophe Loss Fund, 2000-2004. Board directors Jefferson Park Hospital, Philadelphia.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Judaism


    Board directors American Friends of Hebrew University, 1988-1993, chairman executive committee, 1991-1993, president, 1993-1995, chairman board 1995-1998, chair steering committee, president Pennsylvania Futures Commission on Justice in the 21st Century, since 1993, chairman of board, 1993-1997, president, since 1993. Board directors, secretary, deMazia Foundation, since 2006. With United States Army Reserve, 1956-1960.

    Fellow American Bar Foundation (life), Pennsylvania Bar Foundation (life, president 1986-1988, board directors since 1983, lifetime director since 1991), American Judicature Society (life, board directors 1990-1994). Member American Bar Association (house of deals 1980-1984, 86-96, credentials and admissions committee 1987-1988, nominating committee 1992, 93, chair American Bar Association/JAD bench bar committee, vice chairman lawyer's conference 1987-1989, chair 1988-1990, co-chair mid-year meeting committee 1987-1988, planning committee, conference section officers, 1988-1990, board member consortium on legal services public 1987-1991, member disaster relief task force, board directors, commissioner, chairman American Bar Association Commission on Advertising 1988-1991, advisory council American Bar Association Commission Responsibility since 1999, vice chairman American Bar Association future trends committee, since 1977, Chief Executive Officer 1991), Pennsylvania Bar Association (president 1985-1986, board directors 1983-1990, chair Governance Committee, 1996-1998), Philadelphia Bar Foundation (president 1981), Philadelphia Bar Association (vice president 1978, president-elect 1979, chancellor 1980, secretary 1975-1978, trustee since 1979), Pennsylvania Bar Trust (life member, chairman 1993-2001, chairman emeritus since 2001), Pennsylvania House of Delegates (life. Chair governance committee 1996-1998), National Metropolitan Bar Leaders (founder, president 1979-1982, president emeritus since 1983), National Conference Bar President (executive council 1981-1984), Philadelphia City of Chamber (board directors 1980-1983).



    Golf, sailing.


    • Married Helene Carole Ross, November 20, 1960. Children: Marc Lahn, Tami Lynne.
    • father: Charles Bogutz
    • mother: Gertrude (Lahn) Bogutz
    • spouse: Helene Carole Ross
    • children: Marc Lahn Bogutz
    • Tami Lynne Bogutz
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