Gerard Louis Goettel

Personal

Birthday: 
8/5/1928
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
12/19/2011
Place of Death: 
Danbury, CT
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant, 1951-1953
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1955-1958
Deputy chief, Attorney General`s Special Group on Organized Crime, U.S. Department of Justice, 1958-1959
Private practice, New York City, 1959-1962, 1968-1969
Counsel, New York Life Insurance Company, 1962-1968
Associate general counsel, The Overmyer Company, 1969-1971

Education

Name of School: 
Duke University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1950
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1955

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Gerald Ford
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/30/1976
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/5/1993
Termination Date: 
12/19/2011
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1971-1976

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