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Lawyer

Joseph Eugene Brill, Polish lawyer. Decorated Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Ribbon, also Conspicuous Service Medal. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers; member National Association Defense Lawyers in Criminal Cases, American Bar assosiation, New York County Lawyers Association.

Background

Brill, Joseph Eugene was born on September 16, 1903 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Max and Renie (Silber) Brill.

Education

Came to the United States, January, 1904, naturalized, 1917. Educated College Arts and Sciences, New York University, 1921-1924. Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1928.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1930, and began practice New York City. Associate with Bainbridge Colby, New York City, 1930-1931. Assistant United State Attorneys, Southern District of New York, 1931-1934.

Special assistant United States general, New York City, 1934-1937. Member firm. Brower, Brill & Tompkins, New York City, 1937-1938. Assistant district attorney for New York County by appointment of Thomas E. Dewey, 1938.

Special assistant to United State Attorneys general in charge Wage and Hour Unit, Department of Justice, 1938-1940. Member firm Brower, Brill & Tompkins, name now Brower, Brill & Gaugel, New York City Commissioned First lieutenant United States Army Air Corps, 1942, captain, 1943, lieutenant colonel, adjutant general troop carrier command.

Membership

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers. Member National Association Defense Lawyers in Criminal Cases, American Bar assosiation, New York County Lawyers Association.

Connections

Married Doris Wright Sutton. Children: Elizabeth, Victoria, Maxine, Walter.

father:
Max Brill

mother:
Renie (Silber) Brill

spouse:
Doris Wright Sutton

children:
Elizabeth Brill

Victoria Brill

Maxine Brill

Walter Brill