Robert Porter Patterson Jr.
U.S. Army, Air Corps, 1942-1956
Private practice, New York City, 1950-1952, 1956-1988
Assistant counsel, New York State Crime Commission, 1952-1953
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1953-1954, 1954-1956
Assistant counsel, U.S. Senate Banking and Currency Committee, 1954
Special hearing officer for conscientious objectors, U.S. Department of Justice, 1961-1968
Minority counsel, Select Committee Pursuant to U.S. House of Representatives Resolution Number 1, 1967
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.