Judge Profile

Lawrence E. Kahn

Judicial Experience:

  • United States District Judge, U.S. Northern District, New York, Appointed, 1996
  • Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1980 to 1996
  • Judge, Albany County Surrogate’s Court, 1974 to 1980

Other Professional Experience:

  • Private practice, Kahn & Kahn, 1963 to 1974
  • Assistant Corporation Counsel, City of Albany, 1963 to 1968
  • Assistant Corporation Counsel, City of Albany, 1963 to 1968
  • Assistant Corporation Counsel, City of Albany, 1963 to 1968

Biographical Data:

  • Judge Kahn was a member of the New York National Guard from 1955 to 1965, and was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant E-6.Judge Kahn is the author of When Couples Part (1981, Franklin Watts, publisher), and he is co-author with his brother of The Divorce Lawyer’s Casebook (1972, St. Martin’s Press).

Education:

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1962
  • Oxford University, 1962
  • A.B., Union College, 1959

Publications/Lectures:

  • When Couples Part, Franklin Watts, 1981
  • The Divorce Lawyer’s Casebook, St. Martin’s Press, 1972

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Sergeant E-6, New York National Guard, 1955 - 1965
  • Adjunct professor, Sage College, 1974
  • Adjunct professor, Albany Law School, 1990