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Sylvia Dillof Garland, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1960, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1965, United States Court Claims 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967, United States Customs Court 1972, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit), 1979. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award New York Law School, 1978, Judge Charles W. Froessel award New York Law School, 1997.

Background

Garland, Sylvia Dillof was born on June 4, 1919 in New York City. Daughter of Morris and Frieda (Gassner) Dillof.

Education

Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1939. Juris Doctor cum laude, New York Law School, 1960.

Career

Worked at Hofheimer Gartlir & Gross, LLP (New York, NY) specializing in Real Estate, Commercial, Financial Institutions, Corporate, Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Commercial and General Litigation, Taxation, Family and Matrimonial Law and General Practice. Admitted to the bar, 1960, New York. 1965, United States. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and United States.

Claims Court; 1967, United States. Supreme Court; 1979, United States. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Editor-in-Chief, New York Law Forum, 1959-1960. Adjunct Assistant Professor, New York Law School, 1972-1978. President, New York Law School Alumni Association, 1976-1977.

Trustee, 1978-1990 and Trustee Emeritus, 1990—, New York Law School. Member, 1985—, and Vice-chair, 1991—, Committee on Character and Fitness, New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department. Member: Queens County, New York State and American Bar Associations.

The law firm of Hofheimer Gartlir & Gross, LLP traces its origins to 1879 when it was founded in New York City as Morganthau Lachman & Goldsmith. Since the firm's founding, there has been a continuity of leadership and an accumulation of knowledge and experience that has benefited the attorneys in the firm and the clients it has served. It is with pride that the firm provides legal services to the fourth generation of some of its clients.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1960, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1965, United States Court Claims 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967, United States Customs Court 1972, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit), 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Workman's Compensation, 1957, Labor Law, 1959, Wills, 1962. Contributing author: Guardians and Custodians, 1970. Editor-in-chief Law Review Journal, New York Law Forum, 1959-1960 (service award 1960).

      Contributor articles to magazine.

Membership

Trustee New York Law School, 1979-1990, trustee emeritus, since 1991. President Oakland chapter B'nai Brith, Bayside, New York, 1955-1957. Member American Bar Association (litigation section, family law section), New York State Bar Association (family law section), Queen's County Bar Association (secretary civil practice 1960-1979), New York Law School Alumni Association (president 1976-1977), New York Law Forum Alumni Association (president 1963-1965).

Connections

Married Albert Garland, May 4, 1942. Children: Margaret Garland Clunie, Paul B. Bachelor, Brooklyn.

father:
Morris Dillof

mother:
Frieda (Gassner) Dillof

spouse:
Albert Garland

child:
Margaret Garland Clunie Garland

child:
Paul B. Bachelor Garland

child:
Bklyn Garland