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Julia Perles, American lawyer. Bar: New York, 1939. Named Woman of Valor, Jewish Institute Humanities, 1988. Fellow American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (vice president); member American Bar Association (chairman committee on divorce law and procedures 1978-1979), New York State Bar Association (executive committee family law section since 1980, Outstanding Lawyer of Year 1986), New York Lawyers Association (house of deals 1988-1991).

Background

Perles, Julia was born on March 23, 1914 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Samuel and Fannie (Rosen) Perles.

Education

Brooklyn College; Brooklyn Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1937).

Career

Worked at Phillips Nizer Benjamin Krim & Ballon LLP (New York, NY) specializing in Family Law. Admitted to the bar, 1939, New York. Author: Articles "Alimony" and "Custody" appear in Encyclopedia Americana, Volume 1, 1968.

"No Payola for Triola," Family Law Review 9, 1979. "Ante Nuptial Agreements," Family Law Review, October, 1985. "Durational Residence Forum Non Convenience," Family Law Review, December 1989.

"Negotiating A Co-Habitation Agreement," Contemporary Matrimonial Law Issues, 1985, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. "Equitable Distribution," Harcourt-Brace, 1980. "Pre Marital Agreements in New York: The Right to Make a Bad Deal," New York Domestic Relations Reporter, Matthew Bender & Company, December, 1988.

Member, Editorial Board, the Advocate, 1986-1989. Recipient, First Annual Award, Outstanding Matrimonial Lawyer of 1986. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

New York State (Member: Executive Committee, Family Law Section, 1980—. House of Delegates, 1988-1991. Chairman, Committee on Equitable Distribution, 1980) and American (Chairman, 1978-1979 and Vice Chairman, 1979-1980, Divorce Law and Procedure Committee, Family Law Section) Bar Associations.

New York Women's Bar Association (President, 1951-1953). New York County Lawyers Association (Chairman, Committee on Law, Psychology and Psychiatry, 1959-1963 and Liaison from Board of Directors, 1963-1970. Director, 1963-1970; Chairman, Special Committee on Matrimonial Law, 1965-1980).

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Member, Board of Governors, New York Chapter, 1989. Vice President, New York Chapter, 1986-1988). Certified as Arbitrator by Academy.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York, 1939.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member, Editorial Board, the Advocate, 1986-1989. Recipient, First Annual Award, Outstanding Matrimonial Lawyer of 1986. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

New York State (Member: Executive Committee, Family Law Section, 1980—. House of Delegates, 1988-1991. Chairman, Committee on Equitable Distribution, 1980) and American (Chairman, 1978-1979 and Vice Chairman, 1979-1980, Divorce Law and Procedure Committee, Family Law Section) Bar Associations.

New York Women's Bar Association (President, 1951-1953). New York County Lawyers Association (Chairman, Committee on Law, Psychology and Psychiatry, 1959-1963 and Liaison from Board of Directors, 1963-1970. Director, 1963-1970; Chairman, Special Committee on Matrimonial Law, 1965-1980).

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Member, Board of Governors, New York Chapter, 1989. Vice President, New York Chapter, 1986-1988). Certified as Arbitrator by Academy.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: theatre, art collections.

Connections

Married Howard Singer, June 22, 1951 (wid.) March 1989.

father:
Samuel Perles

mother:
Fannie (Rosen) Perles

spouse:
Howard Singer