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Roger Ian Abrams

Roger Ian Abrams, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Massachusetts 1970, United States District Court Massachusetts 1971, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1971. Recipient General Counsel's Advocacy award National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Boston, 1974; inductee Union New Jersey Hall of Fame, 1995.

Background

  • Abrams, Roger Ian was born on July 30, 1945 in Newark. Son of Avel S. and Myrna (Posner) Abrams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cornell University, 1967. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1970.

    Career

    • Law clerk to Judge Frank M. Coffin United States Court Appeals (1st circuit), Boston, 1970—1971. Associate Foley, Hoag & Eliot, 1971—1974. Professor law Law. School Case We.

      Reserve University, Cleveland, 1974—1986. Dean Law Center Nova University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1986—1993. Dean Law School Rutgers University, Newark, 1993—1998.

      Professor law school Rutger University, 1993—1999. Herbert J. Hannuch scholar Rutgers University, 1998—1999. Dean Northeastern University, Boston, 1999—2002, Richardson professor law, since 1999.

      Visiting professor law Harvard University, 2006. Labor arbitrator Federal Mediation Service, since 1975. Visiting professor law school Harvard University, 2006.

      Scholar-in-residence National Baseball Hall of Fame, 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1970, United States District Court Massachusetts 1971, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1971.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Fellow Massachusetts History Society. Member American Law Institute, American Bar Foundation, American Arbitration Association (labor arbitrator).

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, distance walking, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Elise Kovitz, June 1, 1969. Children: Jason, Seth.
    • father: Avel S. Abrams
    • mother: Myrna (Posner) Abrams
    • spouse: Frances Elise Kovitz
    • children: Jason Abrams
    • Seth Abrams
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    Born July 30, 1945
    (age 72)
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