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Benjamin Vinar

Benjamin Vinar, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1961, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1962, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1966, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1971.

Background

  • Vinar, Benjamin was born on April 10, 1935 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of Isidore and Bessie (Sherman) Vinar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Illinois, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, New York University, 1960.

    Career

    • Associate Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Irvine, New York City, 1961-1971. Private practice, 1971-1976, Garden City, New York and New York City, since 1986. Partner Siff & Newman, Professional Corporation, New York City, 1976-1986.

      Associate Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Irvine, 1961—1971. Private practice, 1971—1976, Garden City and New York City, New York, since 1986. Partner Siff & Newman, Professional Corporation, New York City, 1976—1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1961, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1962, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1966, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1971.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member national law committee Anti-Defamation League, New York City, 1975—2000. President Queens Jewish Community Council, 1979—1981, Young Israel of Queens Valley, New York City, 1984—1986. Vice president National Council Young Israel, 1986—1990, YM-Young Men’s Hebrew Association of Northern Queens, New York City, 1989—1991.

    Board directors Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, 1984—1989. Member of American Bar Association, New York University Law Review Alumni Association (president 1981-1983), Nassau Bar Association (past chair appellate practice committee), Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Kappa, Order of Coif.

    Connections

    • Married Rochelle Weinfeld, June 17, 1962. Children: Jacqueline, Dov, Elana, Daniella.
    • father: Isidore Vinar
    • mother: Bessie (Sherman) Vinar
    • spouse: Rochelle Weinfeld
    • children: Jacqueline Vinar
    • Dov Vinar
    • Elana Vinar
    • Daniella Vinar
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