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Robert David Arkin, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1980, Georgia 1987.


Arkin, Robert David was born on February 15, 1954 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of William Howard and Zenda Lillian (Lieberman) Arkin.


Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1976. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1976. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1979.


Law clerk to chief justice Supreme Court Minnesota, St. Paul, 1979-1980. Associate Leonard, Street and Deinard, Minneapolis, 1980-1984, partner, 1985-1986. Special assistant attorney general State of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1981.

Of counsel Trotter, Smith & Jacobs, Atlanta, 1986-1989. Partner Minkin & Snyder, since 1989. Private practic

Member Technology Review Committee Seed Money Venture Capital Product Loan Program, Minnesota Office of Software Technology Development, St. Paul, 1985-1986.

Vice chairman Minnesota Software Technology Commission (gubernatorial appointee), St. Paul, 1985-1986.


  • Bar: Minnesota 1980, Georgia 1987.


  • Other Work

    • Executive editor: Virginia Journal International Law, Charlottesville, 1978-1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Participant Leadership Minneapolis of Greater Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, 1984-1985. Member steering committee Young Leadership Development, Minneapolis Federation for Jewish Service, 1982-1985. Board directors, member executive committee Community Housing and Service Corporation, Minneapolis, 1981-1985.

Member American Bar Association (health law, computer law, business law and international sections), Minnesota Bar Association (chairman international contracts committee 1985-1986), Georgia Bar Association (computer, corporation, health care and international law sections), Atlanta Bar Association, Computer Law Association, Minnesota Software Association (board directors 1986), Image Film and Video Association (board directors 1988-1990), American Israel Chamber of Commerce & Industry Southwest, Inc. (founder, board directors, secretary since 1991), Pi Gamma Museum.


  • Other Interests

    Film, photography, writing.


Married Rose Morgenstern, December 29, 1974. Children: Chelsea Morgenstern-Arkin, Nora Morgenstern-Arkin, Rose Morgenstern-Arkin.

William Howard Arkin

Zenda Lillian (Lieberman) Arkin

Rose Morgenstern

Chelsea Morgenstern-Arkin

Nora Morgenstern-Arkin

Rose Morgenstern-Arkin