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Richard Melvin Borod, American lawyer. Bar: Rhode Island 1962, United States District Court Rhode Island 1963, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979.


Borod, Richard Melvin was born on May 11, 1933 in Providence. Son of Esmond S. and Lena H. Borod.


AB, Brown University, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1962.


Associate Edwards & Angell, Providence, 1962-1970, partner, 1970-1997, of counsel, since 1997. Incorporator, 1st chairman board Rhode Island Legal Services, Providence, 1969-1972, board directors, 1969-1986.


Volunteer attorney Rhode Island Affiliate of American Civil Liberties Union, Providence, since 1962. Trustee, officer Temple Beth El, Providence, 1986-1993. With United States Army, 1956-1959.

Member American Bar Association, federal Bar Association (chairman Rhode Island chapter 1987-1988), Rhode Island Bar Association.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, biking, cross country skiing, classical guitar, duplicate bridge (acbl life master).


Married A. Gail Cohen, August 22, 1959.