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Law educator , Lawyer , writer

Herbert Ronald Klasko, American Lawyer, law educator, writer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1974, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1974, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1981. Recipient Legion of Honor award Chapel of Four Chaplains, 1977.

Background

Klasko, Herbert Ronald was born on November 26, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Leon Louis and Estelle Lorraine (Baratz) Klasko.

Education

Bachelor, Lehigh University, 1971; Juris Doctor, University of Pennsylvania, 1974.

Career

Associate Fox, Rothschild, O'Brien & Frankel, Philadelphia, 1974-1975. Partner, chairman immigration department Abrahams & Loewenstein, 1975-1988, Dechert, Price & Rhoads, Philadelphia, 1988—2003. Managing partner Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer, LLP, since 2004.

Instructor, member advisory board Institute for Paralegal Training, Philadelphia, 1974-1981. Instructor Temple Law School Graduate Legal Studies, Philadelphia, 1984. Adjunct professor Villanova University Law School, Pennsylvania, 1985-1990.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1974, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1974, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (with Matthew Bender and Hope Frye) Employer's Immigration Compliance Guide, 1985. Board editors: Immigration Law and Procedure Reporter.

Membership

Executive committeeman, board directors Jewish Community Relations Council, Philadelphia, since 1977. Chairman executive committee, committee on unprosecuted Nazi war criminals National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council, New York City, 1983-1990. Vice president Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, Philadelphia, since 1977.

President Council of Tenants Association, Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1980-1981. Member American Bar Association (coordinating committee on immigration), Philadelphia Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association (chairman Philadelphia chapter 1980-1982, board governors since 1980, national secretary 1984-1985, Second vice president 1985-1986, 1st vice president 1986-1987, president-elect 1987-1988, president 1988-1989, executive committee 1984-1990, 96-99, general counsel 1996-1999, Founders award 1999), American Immigration Law Foundation (board directors 1987-1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: politics, sports, traveling, organizations.

Connections

Married Marjorie Ann Becker, August 27, 1977. Children: Brett Andrew, Kelli Lynn.

father:
Leon Louis Klasko

mother:
Estelle Lorraine (Baratz) Klasko

spouse:
Marjorie Ann Becker

children:
Brett Andrew Klasko

Kelli Lynn Klasko