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Civil litigation , general Criminal judge

Nat Herbert Hentel, American former state supreme court judge, former prosecutor. Bar: New York 47, United States Supreme Court 56. Named Man of Year, South Queens Boys Club, 1966; recipient award, Queens Speech and Hearing Service Center, 1962, Queens Child Guidance Center, 1966, United Cerebral Palsy Queens, 1966.


Hentel, National Herbert was born on March 29, 1919 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of Morris M. and Sarah (Schechtman) Hentel.


Bachelor of Science in Social Science, City College of New York, 1939. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1946. Graduate National.Jud.

College, U. Nevada, 1971.


Admitted to New York bar, 1947, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar, 1956. Law assistant to Queens (New York) Surrogate, 1949-1954. Partner firm Karow and Hentel, New York City, 1954-1965.

District attorney Queens County, Year, 1966. Counsel to firm Fields, Zimmerman & Segall, Jamaica, New York, 1967-1969. Judge Civil Court City New York, 1969-1987.

Justice Supreme Court New York 11th Judicial District, 1988-1992. Judge pro tem Arizona Superior Court, Pima County, 1993. Acting justice Supreme Court New York 2d and 11th Judicial district, 1977-1982.

Arbitrator New York State Board Mediation, 1964-1969. President Board Civil Court Judges City New York, 1974-1976. Board sponsors Institute Trial Judges, New York University Law Center, 1973-1992.

Member of faculty National Judicial College, U. Nevada, 1973-1993. Adjunct Professor School General Studies, Queens College, City Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, 1976-1992, chairman, honorary chairman paralegal studies program advisory bd.Chmn. Queens advisory county New York State Division Human Rights, 1959-1965, 67-69, chairman New York City advisory county, 1969.

Member of New York Governor's Committee on Human Rights, 1967-1968. Vice chairman and acting chairman Queens Legal Superior vena cava syndrome Corporation, 1967-1969. Vice president United Cerebral Palsy of Queens, since 1959.

Vice-president, director Queensboro Society Prevention Cruelty to Children, 1968-1969. President Queens Speech and Hearing Service Center, 1960-1961, Queens College, City Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta;board directors Queens region National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1963-1969.


  • Bar: New York 47, United States Supreme Court 56.


Served to captain Field Artillery, Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Named Man of Year, South Queens Boys. Member American Bar Association (member several commission, Chairman of Commission on courts and the community 1985-1987), Queens County Bar Association (president 1963-1964, board of managers 1956-1966, chairman numerous commission), New York State Bar Association (chairman committee professional economics 1967-1968, Chairman of Commission American citizenship 1964-1965, Chairman of Commission courts and the community 1982-1985, chairman judicial section 1981-1982), Association Bar City New York (member of council on judicial admn., 1982-1985), American Arbitration Association (arbitration panel 1993), New York State District Attorneys Association, Jewish War Veterans, New York University Law Alumni Association (president 1963), Brandeis Association Queens County (Chairman, Board Of Directors 1974-1976), Phi Delta Phi.


Married Diana Klebanow, November 14, 1942. Children: Elayne Rae Hentel Leshtz, Susan Hentel Michel.

Morris M. Hentel

Sarah (Schechtman) Hentel

Diana Klebanow

Elayne Rae Hentel Leshtz Hentel

Susan Hentel Michel Hentel