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Alexander MacDonald Selkirk

Alexander MacDonald Selkirk, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1971, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1972, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1972, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976, Florida 1991.

Background

  • Selkirk, Alexander MacDonald was born on October 2, 1943 in Jamaica, New York, United States. Son of Alexander MacDonald and Anne (Roth) Selkirk.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, St. Johns University, Jamaica, 1965. Juris Doctor, New York Law School, 1970. Master of Laws in Trade Regulation, New York University, 1973.

    Career

    • Senior staff attorney Hartford Insurance Company, New York City, 1971-1974. Associate Richard C. Mooney, Esq., Hempstead, New York, 1974-1977. Senior trial attorney Home Insurance Company, Huntington Station, 1978-1980.

      Assistant, county attorney Suffolk County, Hauppauge, 1980-1988. Associate Garcia & Stallone Esqs., Melville, 1988-1990, CIGNA Insurance Company, Woodbury, 1990-1995. Trial counsel Martin Fallon Mulle, Huntington, 1995—2004.

      Assistant attorney Town of Huntington. Arbitrator Suffolk County District Court 10th Judicial District, 1982-1988. Instructor New York State Judge Advocate General's School, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1971, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1972, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1972, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976, Florida 1991.

    Works

    • Feature writer Ronkonkoma Review, 1986-1990. Contributor articles to legal publications.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Committeeman Suffolk Country Republican Committee, Ronkonkoma, New York, 1977-1992. Delegate 10th Judicial District Convention Suffolk County, 1981-1984. Vice president Holbrook Republican Club, 1979-1981, president, 1981-1983.

    Board directors Holbrook Youth Development corporation, 1985-1991. Pilot legal officer Nassau senior squadron Civil Air Patrol, 1978-1984. Counsel. Committee for A Drug Free Holbrook, 1988-1990.

    Major JACG, New York Army National Guard, 1983-2003. Member American Arbitration Association (commercial arbitrator), New York State Bar Association, International Platform Association, Suffolk Country Bar Association, New York University Alumni Association, Holbrook C. of Chamber (board directors 1981-1992, vice president 1987-1989, president 1984-1991, 92-93), Great Neck (New York ) Sportsman's Club (president 1998), Knights of Columbus (advisory 1981-1984, 87—, trustee 1984-1987), Lions (board directors 1985-1986, vice president 1986-1987, president 1987-1988).

    Connections

    • Married Joanne Patrician Diskant, July 21, 1974. Children: Marianne C., Victoria L.
    • father: Alexander MacDonald Selkirk
    • mother: Anne (Roth) Selkirk
    • spouse: Joanne Patrician Diskant
    • children: Marianne C. Selkirk
    • Victoria L. Selkirk
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    Born October 2, 1943
    (age 74)
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