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Donald Charles Hastings

Donald Charles Hastings, American lawyer. Bar: New York 74, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1974, United States Claims Court 1983. Member of Cohoes Bar Association (president 1981-1983), Rensselaer County Bar Association, Albany County Bar Association, New York Trial Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association, Mason.

Background

  • Hastings, Donald Charles was born on June 28, 1944 in Troy, New York, United States. Son of Donald Wheeler and Isabel (Prentiss) Hastings.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Union College, 1966. Juris Doctor, Albany Law School, 1973.

    Career

    • Private practice, Cohoes, 1974—1975. Assistant district attorney District Attorney' General’ s Office,, Albany, 1975—1978. Associate E. Stewart Jones, Troy, New York, since 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 74, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1974, United States Claims Court 1983.

    Politics

    God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family has its own complex identity as a small community of covenant love and trust.

    Membership

    Member of Cohoes Bar Association (president 1981-1983), Rensselaer County Bar Association, Albany County Bar Association, New York Trial Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association, Mason.

    Connections

    • Married Judith Anne Assini, July 2, 1967. Children: Allison, David, Stephen.
    • father: Donald Wheeler Hastings
    • mother: Isabel (Prentiss) Hastings
    • spouse: Judith Anne Assini
    • children: Allison Hastings
    • David Hastings
    • Stephen Hastings
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    Born June 28, 1944
    (age 73)
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