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Seymour J. Mansfield

Seymour J. Mansfield, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1978, Illinois 1969, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1969, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1971, United States Supreme Court 1976, United States District Court Minnesota 1978. Recipient Pro Bono Distinguished Service award, 1994.

Background

  • Mansfield, Seymour J. was born on March 30, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert H. and Anne I. (Mittleman) Mansfield.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Sociology, University Illinois, 1966. Juris Doctor with honors, DePaul University, 1969.

    Career

    • Executive director Central Minnesota Legal Services, Legal Aid Society Minneapolis, Inc., 1978—1981. Executive director, president Fund Legal Aid Society, 1981—1982, founder, board member, since 1982. Owner, president Seymour J. Mansfield & Associates, Minneapolis, 1981—1989.

      Adjunct professor civil practice skills William Mitchell College Law, St. Paul, since 1982. Partner, shareholder Mansfield, Tanick & Cohen, P.A., since 1989. Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1978, Illinois 1969, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1969, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1971, United States Supreme Court 1976, United States District Court Minnesota 1978.

    Works

    • Editor-in-chief LAW Connections, DePaul Law Review, since 1982. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Speaker, panelist Various television Stations. Executive committee American Jewish Committee, 1998—2002. Member of American Bar Association (house of deals 1994—2002), National Employment Lawyers Association (director since 1985, chair executive committee since 1998), Hennepin County Bar Foundation (board member since 1994, president 1997-1998), Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association (board governors 1988-1994, since 1996).

    Connections

    • Married Susan Ann Bronner, January 21, 1968. Children: Justin, Alexis.
    • father: Albert H. Mansfield
    • mother: Anne I. (Mittleman) Mansfield
    • spouse: Susan Ann Bronner
    • children: Justin Mansfield
    • Alexis Mansfield
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    Born March 30, 1945
    (age 72)
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