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Sidney Joseph Smolinsky

Sidney Joseph Smolinsky, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1956, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit), United States Tax Court, Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Background

  • Smolinsky, Sidney Joseph was born on July 17, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Max and Bertha (Goldberg) Smolinsky.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Temple University, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, Temple University, 1956.

    Career

    • Partner Pechner, Dorfman, Wolffe, Rounick & Cabot, Philadelphia, 1958-1974, senior partner, 1974-1987. With Sidkoff, Pincus & Green Professional Corporation, 1987-1992. Associate Sacks Weston Smolinsky Pearson & Albert, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1956, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit), United States Tax Court, Supreme Court of the United States Court.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member police practices committee Philadelphia branch American Civil Liberties Union, 1960-1965. Served with United States Army, 1956-1958. Member American Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association (state civil judicial procedure committee, federal courts committee), Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Phi Alpha Delta.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, cooking, travel, theater, music.

    Connections

    • Married Phyllis Landis, February 14, 1960 (divorced August 1983). Children: Susan, Joel. Married Phyllis Albert, August 3, 1986.
    • father: Max Smolinsky
    • mother: Bertha (Goldberg) Smolinsky
    • spouses: Phyllis Landis
    • Phyllis Albert
    • children: Susan Smolinsky
    • Joel Smolinsky
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