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Moses Lasky, American lawyer. Bar: California 1930, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1947. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award University Colorado Law School, 1977, University Colorado medal, 1983, 50 Year award American Bar Foundation, 1989.


Lasky, Moses was born on November 2, 1907 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Juda Eisen and Ida (Grossman) Lasky.


AB magna cum laude, University Colorado, 1926. Juris Doctor, University Colorado, 1928. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), 1996.

Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1929.


Assistant department economics University Colorado, 1925-1926. Salesman, local sales manager R.C. Barnum Company, Cleveland, 1927-1928. Associate Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, San Francisco, 1929-1941, partner, 1941-1979, Lasky, Haas, Cohler & Munter, San Francisco, 1979-1994.

Lasky, Haas & Cohler, from 1994. Instructor Golden Gate Law School, 1934-1935. Senior advisory board United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), 1984-1990, chairman, 1989-1990.

Visiting professor law as distinguished practitioner in residence School Law, University Colorado, 1995.


  • Bar: California 1930, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1947.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles in legal field and on Jewish life to journals and magazines.


President board directors San Francisco Museum Modern Art, 1963, 64, now life trustee. President Regional Arts Council San Francisco, 1963-1964. Vice president board directors San Francisco Art Institute, 1964.

Trustee War Memorial San Francisco, 1969-1975. Co-chairman San Francisco Crime Committee, 1968-1971. Board directors The Exploratorium, San Francisco, 1979-1996, director emeritus, since 1996.

Board overseers Los Angeles branch Hebrew Union College. National executive committee American Jewish Committee, 1947-1955. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers.

Member American Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho.


Married Ruth Helen Abraham, July 6, 1933. Children: Morelle, Marshall.

Juda Eisen Lasky

Ida (Grossman) Lasky

Ruth Helen Abraham

Morelle Lasky

Marshall Lasky