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Ellen Beth Friedland

Ellen Beth Friedland, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1985, New York 1986, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1986, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1986, New Jersey 1989, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1991. Recipient Samuel L. Belkin Service award and scholar award Yeshiva University, 1983. Member political subcommittee National Abortion Rights Action League, 1989.

Background

  • Friedland, Ellen Beth was born on March 7, 1958 in Forest Hills, New York, United States. Daughter of Samuel J. and Judith (Galker) Friedland.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Brandeis University, 1980. Juris Doctor cum laude, Yeshiva University, 1983.

    Career

    • Law clerk to judge The United States of America District Court (southern district) New York, New York City, 1983-1986. Partner Berkowitz & Friedland, 1986-1989. Private practice Upper Montclair, New Jersey.

      Producer, writer for video production companies JEM/GLO, Voices and Visions Productions Ltd. Consultant to New Jersey Commission on Legal and Ethical Problems in Delivery of Health Care, Princeton, 1988-1991.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1985, New York 1986, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1986, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1986, New Jersey 1989, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1991.

    Works

    • Editor: Women's Annotated Legal Bibliography, 1983. Member law review Yeshiva University, 1981-1982. Political correspondent New Jersey Jewish News, 1994-2001.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member political subcommittee National Abortion Rights Action League, 1989.

    Personality

    Interests

    Family activities, swimming, running, hiking, philosophy, writing.

    Connections

    • Children: Janel Sara, Jared, Gabriel. Married Curtis W. Fissel II, July 2, 2000.
    • father: Samuel J. Friedland
    • mother: Judith (Galker) Friedland
    • spouse: Curtis W. Fissel II
    • children: Janel Sara Friedland
    • Jared Friedland
    • Gabriel Friedland
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    Born March 7, 1958
    (age 59)
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