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Bernard Bressler

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Bernard Bressler, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1953, New Jersey 1977. Campaign director Summit (New Jersey) United Jewish Appeal, 1957-1960; chairman Summit Democrat Club, 1957; trustee Summit Civic Foundation; chairman Summit Area United Negro College Fund, 1979-1992. With United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member of Lotos (New York City), Park Avenue Club (New Jersey).

Background

Bressler, Bernard was born on January 2, 1928 in New York City. Son of Morris and Masha (Roitman) Bressler.

Education

Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1949. Bachelor of Laws magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1952.

Career

Attorney firm Greenman, Shea, Sandomire & Zimet, New York City, 1952-1960. Partner Bressler, Amery & Ross, from 1960, Florham Park, New Jersey, from 1981. Director, chairman board New Jersey Public Interest Law Center, since 1996.

Board trustees South St. Theatre Company, Morristown, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1953, New Jersey 1977.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Tax Annotations Nichols Encyclopedia Forms, 1954-1959. Editor: (with B. Meislin) New York Lawyers Manual, 1954, Harvard Law Review, volunteer 65.

Membership

Campaign director Summit (New Jersey) United Jewish Appeal, 1957-1960. Chairman Summit Democrat Club, 1957. Trustee Summit Civic Foundation.

Chairman Summit Area United Negro College Fund, 1979-1992. With United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member of Lotos (New York City), Park Avenue Club (New Jersey).

Connections

Married Teresa Stern, June 25, 1950. Children: Lisa, Jeanette.

father:
Morris Bressler

mother:
Masha (Roitman) Bressler

spouse:
Teresa Stern

children:
Lisa Bressler

Jeanette Bressler