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Lawyer

Leland Locke Tolman, American lawyer. Bar: New York, 1935.

Background

Tolman, Leland Locke was born on November 1, 1908 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Frank Leland and Hope (Mason) Tolman.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1930;Juris Doctor, University of Chicago, 1933.

Career

Associate, Charles J. Tobin, Albany, 1934-1935;special attorney, unites states department Justice, 1935-1938;special attorney anti-trust division, unites states department Justice, 1938-1940;assigned to staff advising committee on rules of civil procedure, Supreme Court of the United States Courtassistant secretary advising committee rules of criminal procedure, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1940-1942;member, secretary advising committee rules civil procedure, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1953-1956;assistant chief division procedural studies and statistics, Administrative Office United States Court Justices, 1940-1949;chief business administration, Administrative Office United States Court Justices, 1949-1955;deputy administrator, 1st Judicial Department Judicial Conference, State of New York, 1955-1962;director administration of courts, 1st Judicial Department Judicial Conference, State of New York, 1962-1973. Consultant New York State Legislation Committee on Court Reorganization, 1973-1991. Consultant on Germanoccupation court administration and organization United States High Commissioner for Germany, 1951.

Director New York State Court Survey, Association Bar City New York, 1953-1954. Member of advisory board Project for Effective Justice, Columbia.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York, 1935.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (with William Hannan and Charles Tobin) Analysis of Charitable Tax Exemptions in New York State, 1935, Bad Housekeeping - The Adminstration of the New York Courts, 1954. Contributor articles and reports to legal and professional journals.

Membership

Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Institute Judicial Administration, American Bar Association (associate member special committee improvement administration of justice 1939-1942, secretary 1946-1947, secretary Section Judicial Administration 1948-1953, member council 1953-1962, assistant to editor American Bar Association journal. 1938-1942)), New York State Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, National Conference Court Administrative Officers, American Judicature Society, American Law Institute (life), Phi Alpha Delta.

Connections

Married Sarah Harrison, 1955. Stepchildren: Clergue Jones, Clarissa Parker.

father:
Frank Leland Tolman

mother:
Hope (Mason) Tolman

spouse:
Sarah Harrison

child:
Clergue Jones Tolman

child:
Clarissa Parker Tolman