Shirley Wohl Kram

Personal

Birthday: 
12/25/1922
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
8/21/2009
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Attorney, Legal Aid Society, New York City, 1951-1953, 1962-1971; assistant attorney in charge, Harlem Office, 1962-1971; chief, Narcotics and Mental Health Division, 1962-1971
Private practice, New York City, 1954-1960
Judge, New York City Family Court, New York County, 1971-1983

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: 
1950

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/2/1983
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/23/1993
Termination Date: 
8/21/2009
Termination Reason: 
Death
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