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Joseph Dunn (1931-2021) (Retired)

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Joseph Dunn (1931-2021) (Retired)

Practice Areas:

  • Business Organizations
  • Contracts
  • Taxation Law
  • Trusts
  • Estate Planning

Biography

Education

  • Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York
    • J.D., With Distinction - 1955
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    • B.A., Government - 1953

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1956
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1972
  • Florida, 1977
  • New York, 1980

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • American Arbitration Association, Member of Panel
  • Glen Rock NJ Board of Education, Elected Member, 1968 to 1970
  • Barnert Memorial Hospital Center, Paterson, NJ, Trustee 1969 - Present; Chairman of the Board, 1982-1985
  • Barnert Memorial Hospital Center Foundation, Inc., Trustee, 1981-1985
  • Bergen County Bar Association Ethics Committee, Member, 1971-1974
  • National Conference of Christians and Jews, Inc., Member Executive Committee, 1974-1977
  • Judicial Conference of New Jersey, Delegate, 1975
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member (Chairman, Federal District Court Committee, 1976-1978)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member (Special Committee on Franchise Law, 1997)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Chairman, Corporate and Business Law Section, 1981
  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Cornell Law Association, Member
  • New Jersey Society of Hospital Attorneys, Member (Vice President, 1982-1983)
  • American Society of Hospital Attorneys, Member
  • United States Army, First Lieutenant, 1955 to 1957
  • American Bar Association, Member

Published Works

  • "Charitable Contributions to Private Educational Institutions", 39 Cornell Law Quarterly 122 (1954)
  • "Agency: Master's Liability for Intentional Tort of Servant", 30 Cornell Law Quarterly 505 (1954)
  • "Legal Effect of Preambles", 41 Cornell Law Quarterly 134 (1955)

Representative Cases

  • Instructional Systems Inc. v. Computer Curriculum Corporation, 513 U.S. 1183,115 S.Ct. 1176, 1994249754

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Tau Epsilon Phi

Past Employment Positions

  • Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Of Counsel, 1995 to 1998
  • Dunn Pashman Sponzilli et al, Partner, 1967 to 1995