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Jules Joshua Mermelstein, American lawyer, educator, commissioner. Bar: Pennsylvania 1980, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1980, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1982, United States Supreme Court 1983.

Background

Mermelstein, Jules Joshua was born on April 25, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harry and Ellen Jane (Greenberg) Mermelstein.

Education

Bachelor, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1977. Juris Doctor, American University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1979. Master of Education, Beaver College, Glenside, Pennsylvania, 1994.

Career

Partner Mermelstein & Light, Norristown and Hatboro, Pennsylvania, 1980-1983. Vice president, general counsel American Insurance Consultant, Feasterville, 1983. Staff attorney Hyatt Legal Services, Philadelphia, 1983-1984, managing attorney, 1984-1985.

Private practice Philadelphia/Montgomery County, 1985-1993. Teacher, social studies coordinator The Bridge, 1997-1999. Attorney Levin & Associates, Wyncote, Pennsylvania, 1998—2001, managing attorney, 2002—2003.

Title agent Forward Abstract, LLC, Glenside, 2002—2005. Social studies teacher School District Philadelphia, 2005—2007, Upper Dublin School District, since 2007. Professor law St. Matthew School Law, Philadelphia, 1985—1987.

Adjunct professor criminal justice Glassboro State University, New Jersey, 1988. Faculty political science department Temple University, 1989. Educational consultant Interim House, 1998—2000.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1980, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1980, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1982, United States Supreme Court 1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: The Montco Democrat, 1990-1992.

Membership

Volunteer attorney American Civil Liberties Union, Philadelphia, 1980-1993. Chairman Tikkun Olam (Repair the World) Committee, 1989-1992, 98-2000. Area representative Montgomery County Democratic Executive Committee, 1982-1985, 88-94.

Treasurer, 1994-1998, candidate coordinator, 1982, nominee for district attorney, 1983, committeeman, 1973-1977, 82-85, 88-92, campaign manager Talbot for state legislation, 1988. Upper Dublin chairman Dukakis-Bentsen, 1988, chair Upper Dublin Democratic Committee, 1990-1991, commissioner Upper Dublin Township, since 1992, vice president, 2006-2008, president, since 2008. Democratic candidate Pennsylvania State Legislation, 2000.

Board directors Reconstructionist Congregation Or Hadash, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 1988-1992, 96-2000, 2001-2003, 2006-2008, confirmation teacher, since 1994.

Connections

Married Ruth Susan Applebaum, August 18, 1974. Children: Hannah Leona, Benjamin Isaac.

father:
Harry Mermelstein

mother:
Ellen Jane (Greenberg) Mermelstein

spouse:
Ruth Susan Applebaum

children:
Benjamin Isaac Mermelstein

Hannah Leona Mermelstein