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Raymond Peter O'Keefe, American lawyer, educator. Bar: New York 1954, Florida 1976, United States District Court (southern district): New York 1955, United States Court Claims: 1960, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit): 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court: 1971. Recipient Alumni award, St. Michael's College, 1961, Humanitarian award, Fordham Law School, 1999.

Background

O'Keefe, Raymond Peter was born on January 16, 1928 in New York City. Son of William Bernard and Catherine Irene (Smith) O'Keefe.

Education

St. Michael's University (Bachelor of Arts, 1950). Fordham University School of Law (Juris Doctor, 1953).

Career

Bar: New York 1954, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1955, United States Court Claims 1960, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1971, Florida 1976. Association Thayer & Gilbert, New York City, 1953-1955. Professor of law Fordham University School Law, New York City, 1955-1963.

Senior associate Carter, Ledyard & Milburn, New York City, 1963-1968. Partner Ide & Haigney, New York City, 1968-1974. Senior partner McCarthy, Fingar, Donovan, Drazen & Smith, White Plains, New York, 1974^.

Adjunct Professor law Pace U. School Law, White Plains, 1979^, Fordham University School Law, 1983^. Lecturer New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, 1979^. Professor of law St. Thomas of Villanova Miami School Law, 1984^.

Visiting professor law Thomas M. Cooley School Law, Lansing, 1991, Fordham University School Law, 1992. Justice of Justice Ct.State of New York, 1978-1981. Trustee American Irish History Society.

Chairman of the Board Westchester Halfway House, 1974-1978. Board directors Westchester Youth Shelter, 1980.

Membership

Trustee American Irish History Society. Chairman board Westchester Halfway House, 1974—1978. Board directors Westchester Youth Shelter, 1980.

Member of American Bar Association (commission on youth, drugs and alcoholism 1984), Association of Bar of City of New York, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Florida Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (chairman special committee on lawyer alcoholism and drug abuse since 1979), Surf Club, Harbor View Club, Larchmont Shore Club.

Connections

Married Stephanie Ann Fitzpatrick, June 19, 1954. Children: Raymond, William, Ann, Kevin, Mary, James, John.