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Lawyer

Joseph Solomon, American lawyer, specializing in the field of.

Background

Solomon, Joseph was born on March 11, 1904 in New York City. Son of Abraham and Rebecca (Rubin) Solomon.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, New York Law School, 1927. Doctor of Laws with honors, New York Law School, 1976. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Bar-Ilan University, 1986.

Career

With Leventritt, Cook, Nathan & Lehman, New York City, 1919-1922, assistant to managing clerk, 1922-1928, member legal staff, 1928-1945. Partner firm Lehman, Rohrlich & Solomon (and predecessor firms), 1945-1963, senior partner, 1963-1979. Senior partner firm Pincus, Ohrenstein, Bizar, De Alessandro and Solomon, 1980-1983.

Counsel Ohrenstein & Brown, 1983-1987, Milman, Stone, Poltarak, Finell & Solomon, New York City, 1987-1990, Gallet, Dreyer & Berkey, New York City, from 1990. Member committee on character and fitness of applicants for admission to bar appellate division 1st Judicial Department, since 1977.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1928.

Membership

Member Doctor Alfred Meyer Foundation Mount Sinai Hospital, since 1951. Trustee Milton Helpern Library. Legal Medicine Award, 1980.

Honorary trustee New York Law School, 1985. Board visitors Columbia University School Law, since 1993. Member American Bar Association, New York County Lawyers Association (board directors 1974-1978, certification of appreciation), New York County Lawyers Association Foundation, Association Bar City New York, Lawyers Club (board governors 1975-1979), American Society Italian Legions of Merit, Phi Delta Phi (honorary).

Connections

Married Rita Schwartz, August 31, 1929. Children: Alan, Diane Solomon Kempler.

father:
Abraham Solomon

mother:
Rebecca (Rubin) Solomon

spouse:
Rita Schwartz

child:
Alan Solomon

child:
Diane Solomon Kempler Solomon