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Alexander Potruch, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Matrimonial Law, Family Law.


Potruch, Alexander was born on June 18, 1944 in Brooklyn. Son of Murray and Sydel (Taks) Potruch.


City College of the City University of New York (Bachelor of Arts, 1966). Brooklyn Law School (Juris Doctor, 1969).


Admitted to the bar, 1970, New York. 1975, United States. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and United States. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

1978, United States. Supreme Court. Author: "The Bail System-Criticisms & Alternatives," Queens Bar Association Journal, March, 1975. Law Secretary: Justice D. Fitzpatrick, 1972-1974.

Justice C. Margett, 1974-1976. Counsel: New York State Assembly, 1977-1983. Subcommittee on Estate and Gift Taxation, 1979-1983.

New York State Assembly Subcommittee on the New York State Constitution, 1979-1980. Legislative Commission on Efficiency and Economy in Government, 1981-1982. Member: Queens County (Chairman: By-Laws Committee, 1976-1981.

Appellate Practice Committee, 1982), Nassau County and New York State Bar Associations. Queens County Criminal Courts Bar Association. Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.


Counsel New York State Assembly Judicial Committee, Albany, sub commission on Constitution, commission on efficiency in governor. Member American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (Board of Governors since 1991), New York State Bar Association (family law section since 1985), Nassau County Bar Association (chairman appellate practice committee, matrimonial and family law committee since 1985), Queens County Bar Association (chairman).


Married Carol Doberman, February 25, 1970. Children: Amy, Jessica.