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Jack L. Getman, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Bankruptcy Law, Mechanics Lien Law, Construction Litigation, Commercial Collections, Litigation.

Background

Getman, Jack Louis was born on July 5, 1933 in North Tonawanda, New York, United States. Son of Harry C. and Sophie A. (Gumbert) Getman.

Education

Bachelor in History, University Buffalo, 1955. Juris Doctor, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1958.

Career

Partner, Goldman Costa Getman & Biryla, Buffalo, since 1961;associate professor of law, State University of New York, Buffalo, since 1988.

Religion

People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

Politics

All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.

Views

Christians with different approaches should be engaged with each other to discuss how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

Membership

Trustee Christ United Methodist Church, Snyder, New York, 1991-1993, endowment president, since 1992. Captain United States Air Force, 1958-1961. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (continuing legal education 1991), Erie County Bar Association (chairman commercial law committee 1978-1988, special achievement award 1986), Commercial Law League American, National Association Bankruptcy Trustees.

Connections

Married Hazel I. Cleveley, September 1, 1956. Children: Linda L. Palmer, Paul L. Getman.