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Carl Joseph Silverstein

Carl Joseph Silverstein, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1958, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1961, (southern district) New York 1973, United States Surpreme court, 1974.


Silverstein, Carl Joseph was born on November 18, 1928 in Queens, New York, United States. Son of Jack and Evelyn Carolyn Silverstein.


Bachelor, Syracuse University, 1950. Juris Doctor, Brooklyn Law School, 1958.


Associate, Turetsky, Cohen and Rosen, Monticello, New York, 1959-1963;partner, Cohen and Silverstein, Monticello, 1963-1978;executive director, Legal Aid Society Sullivan County, Inc., Monticello, 1978-1994. Assistant district attorney County of Sullivan, Monticello, 1965-1973.


Chairman Sullivan County chapter American Red Cross, Monticello, 1982-1984. Board directors Sullivan County Federation for Homeless, Inc., Monticello, since 1988. Corporal United States Army, 1950-1952.

Member New York State Bar Association (house of deals 1988-1989), Sullivan County Bar Association (board directors 1982-1988, president 1988-1989), New York State Defenders Association (board directors 1981-1994).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, photography.


Married Sylvia Rose Gerstman, August 15, 1954. Children: Karen Lurie, Beth Schumann.