Partner, Orseck Law Offices PLLC, (established 1928). Active in trial, bankruptcy and appellate practice, including United States Supreme Court. More reported appellate cases than any other active attorney in Sullivan, Delaware, Ulster and Orange Counties. Hundreds of jury trials, state and federal courts. Counsel to federal government, Resolution Trust Corporation, primarily bankruptcy and foreclosures. Former counsel to Liberty PBA, Fallsburg PTA, Teamsters Local 445. Reapportionment litigation, United States District Court; United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. Special Counsel to Town of Rockland. Former Special Sullivan County Attorney for tort litigation. Attorney of record for Empire Mutual Insurance Company, Up-State New York, 1967-1980. Past Special Counsel to Sullivan County Bar Association. Former Sullivan County Special Prosecutor.
Admitted to practice in 1958 in New York, Third Department. Admitted to United States District Courts for Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York, Northern District of Texas. Admitted to United States Circuit Courts of Appeals for the Federal, 2nd, 3rd and 5th Circuits, and to the United States Supreme Court.Professional Societies:
Member and past director of Sullivan County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Association for Justice/ATLA, New York Trial Lawyers Association, Lawyers-Pilots Bar Association.Education:
- Liberty High School, 1950
- NY Regent's Scholarship
- Cornell Scholarship
- Cornell University, B.A. 1954
- Major-government, Minor-public administration
- New York University Law School, 1957, LL.B.
Active in community, religious, political and philanthropic affairs in Sullivan County. Past president, Ahavath Israel Congregation. Democratic Committeeman. Former Vice-Chairman (12 years), Sullivan County Democratic Committee. Past Chairman of Town of Liberty Democratic Committee. Air Force Reservist. Former Trustee and Secretary, Sullivan County Jewish Star newspaper. Kiwanis Club. Chamber of Commerce.Appointments, Lectures:
Former Delegate to 2nd Circuit Judicial Conference. Former appointee to Governor's Screening Committee for Judicial Candidates. Democratic delegate to Third Judicial District Judicial Selection Committee, 1992 - 2002. 26th Congressional District U.S. Military Academies Selection Committee, 1996-2000. Delegate to Democratic National Convention, New York 1996, Los Angeles 2000. Annual lecturer re: Real Property Tax Grievances. Lectures on Weighted-Voting, Proportional Representation in County Government, Former Special Counsel to New York State Insurance Department. Former Director and Counsel -Sullivan-Wawarsing Rural Economic Area Partnership of United States Department of Agriculture.