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Robert Graham Kurzman

Robert Graham Kurzman, American lawyer, educator. Bar: New York 1959, United States District Court (northern, southern, eastern and western districts) New York 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964. Named Man of the Year, New Rochelle B'nai B'rith, 1977; recipient Silver Beaver award, Boy Scouts American, Silver Antelope award.

Background

  • Kurzman, Robert Graham was born on July 3, 1932 in New York City. Son of Benjamin E. and Betty Kurzman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Hofstra University, 1954. Juris Doctor, Cornell University, 1957.

    Career

    • Associate Wynn, Blattmachr & Campbell, New York City, 1959-1963. Partner Leaf, Kurzman, Deull & Drogin, 1963-1979, Goldschmidt, Fredericks, Kurzman & Oshatz, 1979-1983, Kurzman & Eisenberg and precedessor firms, White Plains, New York, since 1982. Adjunct professor law New York University.

      Board directors Stratton Industries, Inc. Acting city. court judge City of New Rochelle, New York, 1981. Captain United States Army Reserve, 1957-1959.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1959, United States District Court (northern, southern, eastern and western districts) New York 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964.

    Works

    • Author (with Rita Gilbert): Paralegals and Successful Law Practice, 1981. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    President West Putnam council Boy Scouts American, 1981. Former chairman New Rochelle Republican Committee. Trustee, president Temple Israel.

    Member advisory board Southern Methodist University School Law, Estate Planning Institute. Coordinator estates and trusts paralegal program Manhattanville College, 1974—1975. Fellow: American College Probate Counsel.

    Member: American Bar Association, Association Bar City of New York, New York State Bar Association, Cornell Club (New York City) (president), Ridgeway Country Club (White Plains), Masons.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Ellis, August 26, 1956. Children: Marc, Nancy, Amy.
    • father: Benjamin E.
    • mother: Betty Kurzman
    • spouse: Carol Ellis
    • children: Marc Kurzman
    • Nancy Kurzman
    • Amy Kurzman
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