Harold Baer Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
2/16/1933
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
5/27/2014
Place of Death: 
Stony Brook, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant to the general counsel, Greater New York Mutual Insurance Co., 1958-1959
Assistant counsel, New York State Commission on the Governmental Operations of the City of New York, 1959-1960
Assistant counsel, New York State Commission of Investigation (Special Unit), 1960-1961
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1961-1967
Executive director, Civilian Complaint Review Board, New York City Police Department, 1967-1968
Private practice, New York City, 1968-1970, 1972-1982
First assistant U.S. attorney/chief of Criminal Division, Southern District of New York, 1970-1972
Adjunct professor, New York Law School, 1974-1983
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1982-1992
Executive judicial officer, Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc., 1992-1994

Education

Name of School: 
Hobart College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1954
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1957

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/10/1994
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/8/2004
Termination Date: 
5/27/2014
Termination Reason: 
Death
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