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Lawrence James Gross

Lawrence James Gross, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1963, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1968, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967. Recipient 25 Years Service award Appalachian Mountain Club, 1992. Former president Jewish Comty. Services Long Island; Member American Bar Association, Queens Bar Association.

Background

  • Gross, Lawrence James was born on May 20, 1938 in New York City. Son of George J. and Ernestine H. (Herman) Gross.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, 1959. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1962.

    Career

    • Law clerk juvenile court Federal Judges District of Columbia, Washington, 1962-1963. Counsel, court commissioner United States Peace Corps, Malawi, Africa, 1963-1965. Counsel New York Legal Aid Society, 1965-1966.

      Assistant New York Attorney General, 1966-1968. Partner Gross & Levin LLP, New York City, since 1968. President 82d St. Business Improvement District.

      Board directors Queens, New York, Metropolitan Center Mental Health, New York City, New York League of Conservation Voter.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1963, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1968, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967.

    Works

    • Co-author: Planning Opportunities with Living Trust in New York, 1992, A Practical Guide to Estate Administration in New York, 1994, Living Trusts & Other Estate Alternatives in New York, 1996, Advanced Estate Planning Techniques in New York, 1998. Contributor (book) The "How to" Handbook for New York City Conservators and Committees, 1990.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Former president Jewish Comty. Services Long Island. Member American Bar Association, Queens Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, hiking, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth E. Eastman, January 26, 1969. Children: Samuel, Annual.
    • father: George J. Gross
    • mother: Ernestine H. (Herman) Gross
    • spouse: Elizabeth E. Eastman
    • children: Samuel Gross
    • Annual Gross
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    Born March 20, 1938
    Nationality

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