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Abraham Fuchsberg, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Tort Trials, Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability, Aviation, Construction, Premises Liability, Class Actions, Insurance Law. Member of Fuchsberg & Fuchsberg.

Background

Fuchsberg, Abraham was born on July 6, 1915 in New York, New York, United States.

Education

City College of the City University of New York (Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Master of Science, 1936). St. John's University (Bachelor of Laws, 1950).

Career

Worked at Fuchsberg & Fuchsberg (New York, NY) specializing in Tort Trials, Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability, Aviation, Construction, Premises Liability, Class Actions, Insurance Law. Admitted to the bar, 1950, New York. Phi Beta Kappa. Editor-in-Chief, Trial Lawyers Quarterly, 1976—.

Contributing Editor, Medical Malpractice Reporter, 1982—. Winner, Live Award— Best Contribution by New York Attorney to Preservation of Tort Victim's Rights, 1980. Author: "Poetic Justice," collection of legal verse, 1970-1992.

"Modern New York Discovery," published by Lawyers Coop Publishing Company, 1983 and Supplements. Co-Author: "New York Courtroom Evidence," published by Parker & Sons, 1992. "Anatomy of a Personal Injury Law Suit," ATLA Press, 1991.

President, Big Apple Pothole and Sidewalk Corp, 1986-1992. Patron Founder, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 1983-1992. Vice President, 1989-1992 and President, 1993-1994, Civil Justice Foundation of America.

Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York. New York State Trial Lawyers Association (President Elect, 1993-1994. Vice President, 1992-1993.

Chairman: Legislative Committee, 1981-1982. Ethics Committee, 1980. Public Affairs Committee, 1983.

Constitutional Challenge Committee, 1986—). The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief Trial Lawyers Quarterly, since 1980. Author: Poetic Justice (poetry), Modern New York Discovery (text), New York Evidence (text), The Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit (text).

Membership

President Civil Justice Foundation American, Washington, 1993-1995. With United States Army, 1943-1946. Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America (national parliamentarian 1982, board governors since 1980), New York State Trial Lawyers Association (president 1994-1995, member executive committee since 1995), Association Bar City New York, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (director, founder), Roscoe Pound American Trial Lawyers Foundation (founder 1969).