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law educator , Law librarian

Nicholas Triffin, American law librarian, law educator. Bar: New York 1969, Connecticut 1973, United States District Court Connecticut 1973, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1973, United States Tax Court 1974.

Background

Triffin, Nicholas was born on May 30, 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert and Lois (Brandt) Triffin.

Education

Yale University (Bachelor of Arts, 1965). Yale Law School (Juris Doctor, 1968). Rutgers University (Master of Library and Information Science, 1978).

Career

Associate Willkie Farr & Gallagher, New York City, 1968-1970. Dean students Johnson (Vermont) State College, 1970-1972. Associate Di Sesa & Evans, New Haven, 1972-1976.

Head public services, instructor law University Connecticut, W. Hartford, 1977-1981. Law library director, associate professor Hamline University, St. Paul, 1982-1984. Director law library Pace University, White Plains, New York, 1984-1998, professor, from 1984.

Board directors Hale Foundation. Board advisors Oceana Public, Inc., 1987-1995. Chief information services Institute International Commercial Law, 1993-1994, director, since 1994.

Adjunct professor Hartford College, 1978-1980. Lecturer Peking University, summer 1997. Visiting scholar Yale University Law School, fall 1998.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1969, Connecticut 1973, United States District Court Connecticut 1973, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1973, United States Tax Court 1974.

Works

Membership

Justice of peace, Connecticut, 1976-1978. Member American Association Law Libraries (chairman reader services special interest section 1982-1983, chairman legal history and rare books special interest section 1991-1992, chairman constitution and bylaws committee 1994-1995), Westchester Academy Library. Directors Organization, Inc.

(vice president 1990-1991, president 1991-1992, executive board directors 1992-1994), Law Library. New England (president 1981-1982), Minnesota Association Law Libraries (vice president 1983-1984), Westchester Library. Association (executive board 1990-1991), Myositis Association American, Mory's Club, Beta Phi Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: kayaking, rare books, opera.

Connections

Married Mary M. Bertolet, June 1, 1965 (divorced June 1975). Children: Amyk (deceased), A. Robert. Married Madeleine J. Wilken, May 30, 1981.

father:
Robert Triffin

mother:
Lois (Brandt) Triffin

spouse:
Mary M. Bertolet

spouse:
Madeleine J. Wilken

child:
Amyk Triffin (deceased)

child:
A. Robert Triffin