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Christ Stratakis, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)AdmiraltyCommercial, contracts (including commercial financing)Corporate, generallawyer. Recipient St. Paul's award Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North America and South America, 1976; medal of honor Government of Greece, 1974; Knight Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.


Stratakis, Christ was born on June 6, 1928 in Chios, Greece. Son of John and Sophie (Kazdaglis) Stratakis.


Wagner College and Drexel University (Bachelor of Science, 1951). New York University (Juris Doctor, 1955). Spoken languages: Greek.


Worked at Poles, Tublin, Patestides & Stratakis (New York, NY) specializing in General Practice, Admiralty, Corporate, International and Marine Insurance Law, Arbitration and Litigation, Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Finance, Matrimonial Disputes, International Trade and Business Transactions, Business Immigration, Estate Planning, Probate and Trusts, Environmental Law (Marine Pollution). Admitted to the bar, 1956, New York. 1970, United States. Supreme Court.

Phi Alpha Delta (Marshall, 1954-1955). Who's Who in American Law. Author: "Vessel as a Maritime Concept," New York University Intramural Law Review, Volume 11, No.

3, March 1956; "Sovereign Immunity, Enforceability of Judgments and Related Matters," "Business Transactions with the USSR," American Bar Association, 1975. Chairman, Center of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Queens College New York. Member, Board of Directors, Marathon National Bank.

Member: American Bar Association (Member, Section on Economics of Law Practice). Maritime Law Association of the United States (Member, Several Committees). The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

The firm was established in 1957 by the named partners, three of whom had a maritime background and Michael Patestides who had a background of General Practice. The firm has steadily developed its practice along with its general and domestic/international commercial practice. Throughout the years all members and associates have been encouraged to take active roles in professional and civic organizations.


Chairman school board School of the Transfiguration, Corona, New York, 1967-1978. Advisory council New York district Small Business Administration, 1971-1973. Archon national council legal counsellor Order of St. Andrew the Apostle.

Chairman, legal committee Archdiocesan Council Greek Orthodox Archdiocese American, 1998-2000. Member American Bar Association, Maritime Law Association United States, United Chios Societies American (supreme legal advisor 1960-1982), Greek-American Democratic of Queens Club (chairman law committee 1960-1974), Sigma Rho, Phi Alpha Delta.


Son of; married Mary C. Skinitis, October 25, 1959. Children: Sophia, John, Irene.