William Bernard Herlands

Personal

Birthday: 
7/19/1905
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
8/28/1969
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1928-1931, 1940-1954
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1931-1934
Assistant corporate counsel, New York City, 1934-1935
Assistant to the special prosecutor, New York County, New York, 1935-1937
Commissioner of investigation, New York City, 1938-1944
Judge, New York Court of Domestic Relations, 1940
Special assistant attorney general, State of New York, 1944-1945
Special prosecutor, Richmond County, New York, 1951-1954
Member, New York State Board of Mediation, 1950-1954
Special counsel, New York State Tax Commission, 1953-1954
Commissioner of investigation, State of New York, 1954-1955

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, May 11, 1955; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
City College of New York
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1925
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: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1928

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/27/1956
Termination Date: 
8/28/1969
Termination Reason: 
Death
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