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Joseph Fisch

Joseph Fisch, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1964, United States District Court New Jersey 1964, United States Tax Court 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1971.


Fisch, Joseph was born on April 7, 1939 in New York City. Son of Israel Ben Zion and Esther Leah (Spielvogel) Fisch.


Bachelor, Tufts University, 1960. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1963. Master of Laws in Taxation, New York University, 1969.


Law clerk to judge, New Jersey Superior Court, Jersey City, 1963-1964;associate, Hannock, Wiseman, Stern and Besser, Newark, 1964-1965;associate, Blume and Kalb, Newark, 1965-1966;sole practice, Somerset, New Jersey, 1966-1987;sole practice, Kendall, New Jersey, since 1987. Assistant professor Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1971-1981. Arbitrator American Arbitration Association, 1969-1997, New Jersey Superior Court, Somerville, 1985-1989.

Attorney Franklin Township Rent Leveling Board, Somerset, 1980-1991. Member malpractice panel New Jersey Supreme Court, 1980-1984. Attorney Franklin Township Board Adjustment, Somerset, since 1991.


President Franklin Township Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1967-1968, Franklin Housing and Neighborhood Development Corporation, Somerset, 1975-1978, Temple Beth El Men's Club, Somerset, 1971-1972, trustee, 1970, 1997-2004. Member American Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association (chair general practice section 1990-1991, General Practitioner of Year 1992), Somerset County Bar Association, Rotary (Franklin Township board directors 1987-1988), Franklin Township Republican Club (president 1999-2001).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, golf, skiing, sailing.


Married Norma Potter, August 7, 1960. Children: Adam Jeffrey, Jennifer Anne, Rachel Lynne.