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James Davison Bennett, Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Corporate, generalEstate planning. Probate (including wills, trusts)lawyer. Recipient citation Practising Law Institute, 1972, 73, others. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (judicial conference 1989, lecturer 1990), Nassau County Bar Association.

Background

Bennett, James Davison was born on December 2, 1938 in Mineola, New York, Bachelor of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1960, Juris Doctor,1963. Bar: New York 1963. Partner Bennett Scholly Pape Rice & Schure, Rockville Centre, New York, since 1968. Councilman, Town of Hempstead, 1968-1978,supervisor, 1978-1987.

Education

Member Nassau County Board Suprs., 1978-1987. Appointed to New York State Conservation and Wildlife Fund, 1975-1978. Chairman Long Island area Development Agency, 1988-1990.

Chairman Long Island Regional Export Council, 1988-1990, member Long Island Power Authority, 1995^.

Career

Of counsel Farrell, Fritz, Professional Corporation, Uniondale, New York, since 2001.

Membership

Councilman Town of Hempstead, 1968-1987, supervisor, 1978-1987. Active Nassau County Board Supervisors, 1978-1987, Long Island Power Authority, 1995-1998. Commissioner New York State Public Service Commission, since 1998.

Appointed to New York State Conservation and Wildlife Fund, 1975-1978. Chairman Long Island Area Development Agency, 1988-1990, Long Island Regional Export Council, 1988-1990. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (judicial conference 1989, lecturer 1990), Nassau County Bar Association.