Arthur Donald Spatt

Personal

Birthday: 
1925
Birthplace: 
Brooklyn, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy navigation petty officer, 1944-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1949-1978
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Tenth Judicial District, 1978-1982
Administrative judge, Nassau County, New York, 1982-1986
Associate justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, 1986-1989

Education

Name of School: 

Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) is a law school founded in 1901. It is located in Brooklyn Heights, New York City, in the United States, and has approximately 1,100 students.

The Dean of the law school is Nicholas W. Allard, who assumed the role in 2012, as well as the role of president in 2014. Brooklyn Law School’s faculty includes 64 full-time professors, 6 emeriti faculty, and a number of adjunct faculty, many of whom are preeminent legal scholars.

In 2013, 94% of the law school's first-time test takers passed the bar exam, placing the law school third-best among New York's 15 law schools. Of 382 graduates in 2014, nine months after graduation 38 were unemployed, and 7 were of unknown employment status. Alumni have relocated to 49 states and over 25 countries after graduation.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1949

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/27/1989
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/1/2004
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