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Lawyer , legal educator

Alberto Ferrer, Puerto Rican legal educator, lawyer. Bar: United States District Court Puerto Rico 1943, Puerto Rico 1943, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977, District of Columbia 1978. Recipient Gold medal III International Congress on Registry Law, San Juan, 1979.

Background

Ferrer, Alberto was born on December 13, 1919 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Son of Miguel and Floria (Rincon) Ferrer.

Education

Cornell University (Bachelor of Arts). Cornell University (Juris Doctor).

Career

Law clerk Supreme Court, Puerto Rico, 1943-1944. General counsel Land Authority, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1944-1958. Director office legislation services Puerto Rico Legislature, 1958-1967.

Senior partner Canales & Ferrer, San Juan, 1967-1976. Sole practice, 1976-1978. Dean Inter American University School Law, Santruce, Puerto Rico, 1978-1982.

Distinguished professor law Inter. American University School Law, Santurce, Puerto Rico, since 1982. Of counsel Doval, Munoz, Acevedo, Otero & Trias, San Juan, since 1982.

Member National Conference Commissioners Uniform State Laws, since 1975, Puerto Rico Judicial Conference, since 1978. Director, secretary Caribbean Federal Savings and Loan Association, Puerto Rico.

Achievements

  • Bar: United States District Court Puerto Rico 1943, Puerto Rico 1943, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977, District of Columbia 1978.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Law of Condominium, 2 vols., 1967. Board editors: Puerto Rico Bar Association Law Review, 1961-1965.

Membership

Member Puerto Rico Bar Association (director Foundation 1973– Distinguished Membership award), Federal Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Phi Alpha Delta Clubs: Association Fraternal de Amigos (San Juan). Riomar Country (Rio Grande, Puerto Rico).

Connections

Married Nellie Gonzalez, January 17, 1944. Children: Alberto, Gloria, Teresa.

father:
Miguel Ferrer

mother:
Floria (Rincon) Ferrer

spouse:
Nellie Gonzalez

child:
Alberto Ferrer

child:
Teresa Ferrer

child:
Gloria Ferrer