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Richard F. Plotka, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1959, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1962, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1962, United States Supreme Court 1963, Florida 1981.


Plotka, Richard F. was born on September 5, 1935 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Maxim Jay and Marian (LaPoten) Plotka.


Hamilton College (Bachelor of Arts, 1956). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws, 1959). Spoken languages: German.


Admitted to the bar, 1959, New York. 1981, Florida; United States. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

United States. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. United States. Supreme Court. Member: Suffolk County (Chairman: Civil Rights Committee, 1968, 1969.

Medical-Legal Committee, 1970-1975. Director, 1975-1978) and New York State (Member, Family Law Committee, 1980—) Bar Associations. Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association (Vice-President, 1969).

Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.


Member Fire Island Advisory Commission, Islip, 1969—1979, chairman, 1973—1979. Board directors Suffolk Hearing and Speech Center, Bay Shore, since 1974, Long Island Charities Foundation, ay Shore, since 1974. Member legal committee, advisory board Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, 1978—1985, member planning committee, 1982—1985.

Fellow: American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers. Member: New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Suffolk County Criminal Bar (vice president 1969), New York State Bar Association (family law committee 1980), Suffolk County Bar Association (chairman civil rights committee 1968-1969, chairman medical-legal committee 1970-1975, board directors 1975-1978), Le Club (New York ), Bay Shore Yacht Club, Southward Ho Club.


Children: Richard Mark, Jeffrey Jay.