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Howard Furman

Howard Furman, American arbitrator, lawyer, mediator. Bar: Alabama 1985, United States District Court (northern district) Alabama 1986, United States District Court (southern district) Alabama 1996. Recipient official commendation Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, 1979, 81-82, 88.

Background

Furman, Howard was born on November 30, 1938 in Newark. Son of Emanuel and Lilyan (Feldman) Furman.

Education

Bachelor in Economics, Rutgers University, 1966. Juris Doctor cum laude, Birmingham School Law, 1985.

Career

Bar: Alabama 1985, United States District Court (northern district) Alabama 1986, United States District Court (southern district) Alabama 1996. Designer/draftsman ITT, Nutley, New Jersey, 1957-1961. Personnel manager Computer Products Inc., Belmar, New Jersey, 1962-1964, Arde Engineering Company, Newark, 1964-1966.

Economics instructor Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1966-1974. Director industrial relations Harvard Ind.Frequency Engineering laboratories Divsn., Farmingdale, New Jersey, 1966-1974. Commissioner Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Birmingham, Alabama, 1974-1996.

Private practice, Birmingham, 1985^. Instructor business law Jefferson State Community College, 1989-1995. Instructor human resources management Nova U., 1993.

Professor personalproperty, administrative law, sales and alternative dispute resolution Birmingham School Law, 1993^. President Ocean Township Police Reserve (New Jersey), 1968.Recipient official commendation Federal Mediation and Conciliation Svc., 1979, 81-82, 88.

Membership

President Ocean Township (New Jersey) Police Reserve, 1968. Member American Bar Association, Alabama Bar Association, Birmingham Bar Association, Society Professionals in Dispute Resolution, Federal Society Labor Relations Professionals, Industrial Relations Research Association, Sigma Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Elaine Sheitleman, June 12, 1960 (divorced 1982).; married second Janice Wheeler, January 14, 1984. Children: Deborah Toby, Naomi N'chama, David Seth.