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James Stephan Kats

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James Stephan Kats, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1983. Recipient President's Pro Bono award.

Background

Kats, James Stephan was born on March 27, 1948 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of John Bernard and Catherine (Sanzo) Kats.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1978. Juris Doctor, California Western School Law, San Diego, 1982.

Career

Associate Alan Bendersky, West Islip, New York, 1982-1984. Sole practice, 1984-1998. Associate Slater & Sgarlato, Professional Corporation, Staten Island, New York, 1998-2000, Baron Associates, Professional Corporation, Brooklyn, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1983.

Membership

Board directors West Islip Y.E.S., 1986-1989. Member American Bar Association, New York State Defenders Association, Suffolk County Bar Association, West Islip C. of Chamber (board directors 1984-1986), Knights of Columbus (editor Babylon club 1985-1986, advocate 1987-1990, program sir. 1987-1990, recorder 1990-1991, chancellor 1991-1993, deputy grand knight 1993-1995, Grand Knight 1995-1997, district warden 1997-1998), West Islip Republican Club (legal advocate 1990-1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, little league baseball and softball, hiking, fishing.

Connections

Children: Errol Thomas, Travis Macbeth.

father:
John Bernard Kats

mother:
Catherine (Sanzo) Kats

children:
Errol Thomas Kats

Travis Macbeth Kats