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Lawyer , university dean.

Soia Mentschikoff, Russian lawyer, university dean. Member Commision on Rights, Liberties and Responsibilities of America Indians, 1962-1966; member Executive Committee Council for Study Mankind, 1965-1969.; Member American Bar Association, American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, American Society International Law, International Faculty Comparative Law, Association American Law Schools (president 1974).

Background

Mentschikoff, Soia was born on April 2, 1915 in Moscow, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Daughter of Roman S. and Eugenia A. (Ossipov) M. (parents American citizens).

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hunter College, 1934. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1937, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1978. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Smith College, 1967, Lafayette College, 1974, Boston College, 1974, Boston University, 1974, Syracuse University, 1974, U. Puget Sound, 1976, Bard College, 1978, Columbia University, 1978, Georgetown University, 1980, New England School of Law, 1980, Villanova U., 1981.

Career

Bar: New York State bar 1937. Practiced in, New York City, 1937-1949. Associate firm Scandrett, Tuttle & Chalaire, 1937-1941.

Associate member firm Spence, Windels, Walser, Hotchkiss & Angell, 1944-1945. Member firm Spence, Hotchkiss, Parker & Duryee, 1945-1949. Associate chief reporter Uniform Commercial Code, 1944-1954.

Visiting professor, consultant Harvard Law School, 1947-1949, University of Chicago Law School, 1951-1974. Dean U. Miami Law School, Coral Gables, Florida, 1974-1982. United States delegate Hague Conference, 1964.

Commissioner Uniform State Law, State of Illinois, 1965-1970. Trustee Rand Corporation, since 1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Katzenbach) International Unification of Private Law, 1961, Commercial Transactions, 1970, (with Stotzby) The Theory of Craft of American Law—Elements, 1981. Contributor (with Stotzby) articles to professional publs.

Membership

Member Commision on Rights, Liberties and Responsibilities of America Indians, 1962-1966. Member Executive Committee Council for Study Mankind, 1965-1969. Member American Bar Association, American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, American Society International Law, International Faculty Comparative Law, Association American Law Schools (president 1974).

Connections

Married Karl N. Llewellyn, 1946.

father:
Roman S. Am

mother:
Eugenia A. (Ossipov) M. (parents Am

spouse:
Karl N. Llewellyn