THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Birmingham, England) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release May 15, 1998
THE PRESIDENT NOMINATES ALVIN K. HELLERSTEIN TO THE FEDERAL BENCH
The President today nominated Alvin K. Hellerstein to serve as a United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York.
Alvin Hellerstein, of New York City, received his undergraduate degree in 1954, and his LL.B. in 1956, from Columbia University. Following law school, Mr. Hellerstein served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edmund L. Palmieri of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York from 1956 to 1957. He then served in the United States Army, Judge Advocate General's Corps from 1957 to 1960. Since 1960, Mr. Hellerstein has been an associate and partner with the law firm of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan.