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Ethel Silver Sorokin, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1953, United States District Court Connecticut 1955, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit), United States Supreme Court 1960.


Sorokin, Ethel Silver was born in 1928 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Jacob M. and Jennie (Klein) Silver.


Bachelor, Vassar College, 1950. Bachelor of Laws with honors, University Connecticut, 1953.


Associate Levine & Katz, Hartford, Connecticut, 1953-1956. Partner Sorokin & Sorokin, 1956-1989, Sorokin, Gross & Hyde PC, Hartford, 1989-1993, of counsel, 1994—2001. Lecturer law., advisor law review University Connecticut, 1955-1958, 61-66.

Secretary Connecticut Judicial Review Council, 1978-1992. Speaker in field.


Trustee University Connecticut Law Foundation, Hartford, 1976-1992, president, 1978-1979. Director treasurer Center for First Amendment Rights, Inc., 1993-1996, president, 1996-2004, president emerita, 2005-2008. Member American Bar Association (media law committee, 1st amendment committee), Connecticut Bar Association (family law section, chairman legislation committee 1984-1987, chairman UMPA study committee 1986, media-law committee since 1992, Media Law award 1996).


Married Milton Sorokin, June 25, 1950. Children: Rachel B., Sharon L., Leo T.