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Bernard Rothman

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Bernard Rothman, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1959, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1962, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1965, United States Supreme Court 1966, United States Tax Court 1971. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, Wood Badge award.

Background

Rothman, Bernard was born on August 11, 1932 in New York City. Son of Harry and Rebecca (Fritz) Rothman.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, City College of New York, 1953. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1959.

Career

Associate Held, Telchin & Held, 1961-1962. Assistant United States attorney Department Justice, 1962-1966. Associate Edward Gettinger & Peter Gettinger, 1966-1968.

Partner Schwartz, Rothman & Abrams, Professional Corporation, 1968-1978, Ferster, Bruckman, Wohl, Most & Rothman, LLP, New York City, 1978-1998, Law Offices of Bernard Rothman, New York City, 1999—2004. Council Sankel, Skurman & McCartin, LLP, since 2004. Acting judge Village of Larchmont, 1982-1988, deputy Village attorney, 1974-1981, former arbitrator Civil Court, New York City, family disputes panel American Arbitration Association.

Guest lecturer domestic relations and family law on radio and television, also numerous legal and mental health organizations.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1959, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1962, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1965, United States Supreme Court 1966, United States Tax Court 1971.

Works

book Loving and Leaving: Winning at the Business of Divorce book Loving and Leaving: Winning at the Business of Divorce book [(Loving and Leaving: Winning at the Business of Divorce * * )] [Author: Bernard E Rothman] [Dec-1991]

Membership

Member executive board, past vice president Westchester Putnam council Boy Scouts American, since 1975. Past member national council, 1977-1981. Member advisory committee New York State PEACE, since 1994.

President Congregation B'nai Israel, 1961-1963, B'nai Brith, Larchmont chapter, 1981-1983. Fellow American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (board governors New York chapter 1986-1987, 91-93), Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law (co-chair 1986-1997). Member American Bar Association (family law section, contributor Family Advocate Quarterly), New York State Bar Association (executive committee family law section since 1982, co-chairman committee on mediation and arbitration 1982-1988, 93-99, chair committee on parent education since 2004, committee on legislation 1978-1988, committee on child custody 1985-1988, committee alternate dispute resolution 1982-1988), New York State Magistrate Association, Limousine 6 Track Club.

Connections

Married Barbara Joan Schaeffer, August 1953. Children: Brian, Adam, Helene.

father:
Harry Rothman

mother:
Rebecca (Fritz) Rothman

spouse:
Barbara Joan Schaeffer

children:
Brian Rothman

Adam Rothman

Helene Rothman