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James DeCuzzi

lawyer , public official

James DeCuzzi, American Public official, lawyer. Bar: New York 1984, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1985, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1989, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1990, United States Tax Court 1992. Recipient Man of Year award Italian-Americans for Better Government of New York, Inc., 1997.

Background

DeCuzzi, James was born on March 7, 1958 in New York City.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, State University of New York, Albany, 1980;Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1983.

Career

Legal coordinator, New York City Department Correction, 1983-1984;confidential law assistant appellate division, New York State Supreme Court, 2d Department, 1984-1985;associate attorney, Koeppel Sommer & Del Casino, Mineola, New York, 1985-1991;partner, DeCuzzi & Getzler, New York City, 1993-1996;administrative law judge, New York City Housing Authority, 1995-1996;commissioner, Tax communications of City of New York, New York City, 1996;president, Tax communications of City of New York, New York City, since 1997;member, Mayor's Cabinet, New York City, since 1997. Member Mayor's Committee on City Marshals, New York City, since 1994. Mentor New York Volunteers for Youth Campaign, New York City.

Sustaining life member Queens Farm Museum.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1984, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1985, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1989, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1990, United States Tax Court 1992.

Membership

Member board advisors Mayor's liaison to Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York, Inc. Member New York State Bar Association, Columbian Lawyers Association Nassau County Inc. (board directors since 1989, president 1994-1995), Coalition of Italo-American Associations Inc.

(board directors 1987-1996, board advisors since 1997), confederation Columbian Lawyers Associations (co-founder 1994, governor council 1994-1995), Lieutenant Joseph Petrosino Lodge of Order Sons of Italy in American (charter member. Trustee since 1999), American Australian Association.

Connections

Son of Frank J. and Florence (Meyers) december.

father:
Frank J. DeCuzzi

mother:
Florence (Meyers) DeCuzzi