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Edward I. Cutler, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1938, Florida 1947, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1966.


Cutler, Edward I. was born on September 21, 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth (Esterman) Cutler.


Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Pennsylvania, 1934; Juris Doctor, University of Pennsylvania, 1937.


Worked at Carlton, Fields, Ward, Emmanuel, Smith & Cutler, P.A. (Tampa, Florida) specializing in General Civil Practice and Litigation in all State and Federal Courts and Administrative Agencies, Negligence, Securities, Antitrust, Banking, Bankruptcy, Construction, Creditors Rights, Corporations, Environmental, Health Care, Trusts, Labor, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Tax, Oil and Gas, Probate and Trust Law, Communications, Real Estate and Admiralty Law. Admitted to the bar, 1938, Pennsylvania. 1947, Florida.

Phi Beta Kappa.

Order of the Coif. Note Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 1936-1937. Law Secretary, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania, 1937-1939. Commissioner on Uniform State Laws, 1974—.

Chairman, Model Real Estate Time-Share Act Committee and Personal Property Leasing Act, Article 2A-Uniform, Commercial Code-Leases Committee 1981—and Proposed Limited Liability Companies Act 1991—. American Bar Association Committees on Unauthorized Practice of Law, 1970-1973, Coordination of Federal Judicial Improvements, 1976-1982 (Chairman, 1980-1983), and on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants, 1983-1988. Co-Chairman, National Conference of Lawyers and Collection Agencies, 1970-1973, Lawyers and Certified Public Accountants, 1973-1975.

Editorial Board, ALI-American Bar Association The Practical Real Estate Lawyer, 1984—. Member, Florida Board of Bar Examiners Emeritus. Member: Philadelphia Bar Association.

American Judicature Society (Board, 1988-1991). American College of Real Estate Lawyers (Board, 1981—. President, 1984-1985).

American Law Institute. American Bar Foundation. American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers.

American College of Bankruptcy. Carlton, Fields, Ward, Emmanuel, Smith & Cutler, P.A. was established in 1901 and is one of Florida's oldest and largest law firms, serving Florida from offices in six cities throughout the state. The firm has an extensive client base of international, national and local corporations, state and local governmental offices as well as individuals.


  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1938, Florida 1947, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1966.


  • Other Work

    • Note editor University Pennsylvania Law Review, 1936-1937. Florida contributor Compendium, National Commercial Association. Editorial board American Law Institute-American Bar Association The Practical Real Estate Lawyer, since 1984.


Co-chairman West Coast Florida chapter National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1964-1967. Member Executive Committee United States Florida Foundation, 1962-1966. Fellow American Bar Foundation (50-Year award 1991), Florida Bar Foundation, American College.Comml.

Finance Lawyers (emeritus), American College Bankruptcy (emeritus). Member American Bar Association (standing committee unauthorized practice law 1970-1973, co-chairman National.Conf. Lawyers and Collection Agilysys 1970-1972, Lawyers and Certified Public Accountants 1973-1976,special committee coordination federal judicial improvements 1976-1980, chairman 1980-1983, bankruptcy task force 1982-1985, member standing committee legal aid and indigent defendants 1983-1988), Tampa and Hillsborough County Bar Association, Florida Bar (chairman unauthorized practice law committee 1964-1968, member commission on interest on trust funds 1975.

Lecturer on unauthorized practice of law 1968-1971, on uniform commercial code 1972, lecturer continuing legal education on secured creditor's rights since 1964), American College Real Estate Lawyers (charter member since 1979, governor since 1981, president 1984-1985), American Judicature Society (board directors 1988-1992, chairman nominating committee 1988-1989, chairman Amicus Curiae committee 1988-1989), Commercial Law League American, American Law Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law Alumni (board of managers 1971-1978, Award of Merit 1994), Justice William Glenn Terrell Inn of Court, University Club, Tampa Club, Harbour Island Athletic Club, Order of Coif, Masons, Shriners, B'nai Brith, Temple Schaarai Zedek (president 1957-1958), Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Roseline Adams, August 12, 1938. Children: Janet Kossman, Edward, Robin Levine.

Samuel Cutler

Elizabeth (Esterman) Cutler

Roseline Adams

Robin Levine Cutler

Janet Kossman Cutler

Edward Cutler