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Family and matrimonial lawyer

Michael B. Atkins, American Family and matrimonial lawyer Fellow American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (president New York chapter 1969-1970, national vice president 1982-1985); member Association of Bar of City of New York, New York County Lawyers Association, Nassau County Bar assosiation, New York State Bar Association; Club: Princeton (New York City).

Background

Atkins, Michael B. was born on April 9, 1914 in New York City. Son of Samuel and Mollie (Belkin) Atkins.

Education

City College of the City University of New York (Bachelor of Science). Columbia University (Juris Doctor).

Career

Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1935. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1938. Bar: New York 1938, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1947, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960. private practice law, 1938-1951.

Partner Rothenberg, Atkins & Koss, 1952-1960), Rothenberg & Atkins, 1960-1969, Taylor, Atkins & Ostrow, Garden City, New York, 1969. Special professor of law Hofstra U., 1975. Member of faculty Practising Law Institute.

Visiting lecturer Brooklyn Law School. Lecturer Bar Assns.; member of faculty continuing legal education and matrimonial law Cornell Univercity, 1976. With Army of the United States, 1943-1945.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1938, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1947, United States Supreme Court 1960.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (president New York chapter 1969-1970, national vice president 1982-1985). Member Association of Bar of City of New York, New York County Lawyers Association, Nassau County Bar assosiation, New York State Bar Association. Club: Princeton (New York City).

Connections

Married Leona Morrison, June 16, 1940 (deceased 1980). Children: Paul, Dorothy Atkins Suggs, Marc, Carl.

father:
Samuel Atkins

mother:
Mollie (Belkin) Atkins

spouse:
Leona Morrison

child:
Marc Atkins

child:
Paul Atkins

child:
Dorothy Atkins Suggs Atkins

child:
Carl Atkins