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Murray S. Eckell, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1960. Member of American Bar Association, University Pennsylvania Law School Alumni Society (board managers since 1980), Pennsylvania Bar Association (house delegations since 1980), Delaware County Bar Association (president 1979, Orlowski award 1980), Masons.

Background

Eckell, Murray S. was born on June 4, 1934 in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Nathaniel Charles and Shirley (Semberg) Eckell.

Education

Dickinson College (Bachelor of Arts, 1956). University of Pennsylvania (Juris Doctor, 1959).

Career

Worked at Eckell, Sparks, Levy, Auerbach, Monte & Emper, A Professional, Corporation (Media, Pennsylvania) specializing in Business, Real Estate, Litigation - Orphan's Court, Municipal Law. Admitted to the bar, 1960, Pennsylvania. 1965, United States. Supreme Court.

1968, United States. Tax Court. Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Delaware County, 1977. Appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Disciplinary Board of Pennsylvania, 1988-1994, Vice-Chairman, 1992, Chairman, 1993.

Member, 1961-1963, and Chairman, 1963, Brookhaven Borough Zoning Board of Adjustment. Judicial Clerk for Honorable Leroy van Roden, President, Judge Orphans Court, Delaware County, 1968-1969. Judicial Clerk, President Henry Sweney, 1969.

Judge, 1977-1978 and Special Counsel, 1978—, Court of Common Pleas, Delaware County. Member: Delaware County (Member, Board of Directors, Secretary, President, 1979), Pennsylvania (Member, House of Delegates, 1985—. State Chairman, General Practice Section, 1985—.

Chairman, Judiciary Committee, 1988-1990. Board of Governors, 1994—) and American (Member: Economics of Law Section. House of Delegates, 1991-1993) Bar Associations.

Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Fellow, American Bar Foundation.

Membership

Member, 1961-1963, and Chairman, 1963, Brookhaven Borough Zoning Board of Adjustment. Judicial Clerk for Honorable Leroy van Roden, President, Judge Orphans Court, Delaware County, 1968-1969. Judicial Clerk, President Henry Sweney, 1969.

Judge, 1977-1978 and Special Counsel, 1978—, Court of Common Pleas, Delaware County. Member: Delaware County (Member, Board of Directors, Secretary, President, 1979), Pennsylvania (Member, House of Delegates, 1985—. State Chairman, General Practice Section, 1985—.

Chairman, Judiciary Committee, 1988-1990. Board of Governors, 1994—) and American (Member: Economics of Law Section. House of Delegates, 1991-1993) Bar Associations.

Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Fellow, American Bar Foundation.

Fellow, American Bar Foundation.

Connections

Married Elayne Virginia Alexander Eckell, March 4, 1978. Children: Sue Ann, Richard, Steven, Lynn.