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Legislative lawyer

Peter Joseph Levinson, American Legislative lawyer Recipient award of merit United Jewish Appeal, 1974. Member Hawaii State Bar Association (chairman standing commission on continuing legal education 1972, chairman standing commission on judicial administration 1979), American Bar Association, American Judicature Society.

Background

Levinson, Peter Joseph was born on June 11, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Bernard Hirsh and Carlyn Virginia (Krupp) Levinson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in History cum laude, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1965. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968.

Career

Bar: Hawaii 1971, United States SupremeCt. 1975. Summer supervisor Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968. Research assistant Harvard Law School, 1968-1969.

Teaching fellow Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (Canada), 1969-1970, research associate, 1969-1970, assistant professor, 1970-1971. Deputy attorney general State of Hawaii, 1971-1975. Visiting fellow Harvard University, 1976-1977.

Partner Levinson and Levinson, Honolulu, 1977-1979. Special assistant to director Office Program Support, Legal Services Corporation, Washington, 1979. Consultant Select Commision on Immigration and Refugee Policy, Washington, 1980-1981.

Minority counsel subcommittee on immigration, refugees and international law commission on judiciary, United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1981-1985, minority counsel subcommittee monopolies and commercial law, 1985-1989, minority counsel subcommittee economics and commercial law, 1989-1995, counselcom. on judiciary, 1995. Trustee, Hawaii Jewish Welfare Fund, 1972-1975, chairman fund drive, 1972. Trustee Temple Emanu-El, Honolulu, 1973-1975.

Member alumni admissions council Brandeis U., 1978-1982.

Membership

Member Hawaii State Bar Association (chairman standing commission on continuing legal education 1972, chairman standing commission on judicial administration 1979), American Bar Association, American Judicature Society.

Connections

Married Nanette Susan Segal, March 30, 1968. Children: Sharman Risa, Justin David.

father:
Bernard Hirsh Levinson

mother:
Carlyn Virginia (Krupp) Levinson

spouse:
Nanette Susan Segal

child:
Sharman Risa Levinson

child:
Justin David Levinson