|born Brooklyn, NY, October 7, 1952; admitted to bar, 1978, Pennsylvania; 1995, New York; Education: S.U.N.Y. at Albany (BA History, magna cum laude, 1975); Temple University School of Law (JD, cum laude, 1978). Member, Temp. Law Quarterly 1976-77. Author Municipal Zoning, 50 Temple L.Q. 904 (1977); The Other Side of Tax Shelters, 1979 Pa. Law. Journal; Fellow, Academy of Advocacy. Member of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New York and American Bar Associations. Admitted to practice before the New York Supreme Court, United States Tax Court and United States Supreme Court. Frequent author and lecturer on numerous legal issues and teacher of various legal courses at area colleges and law schools. Counsel to several non-profit groups, Board Member of Pennsylvania Special Olympics, Member of Professional Guidance and Professional Responsibility Committees of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Appointed Pennsylvania State Boxing Commissioner in 1995 by Governor Tom Ridge and unanimously confirmed by the Pennsylvania Senate. Currently writing book entitled Boxing -- An American Outrage to underscore the need for major reforms in the sport. Listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, and Men of Achievement. Recipient of the 1996 Chairman's Award from the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission for outstanding work in promoting interracial harmony. Recipient of the 1997 Man of the Year award from the Pennsylvania Veterans' Boxing Association. George has also been selected as a "Super Lawyer" by Philadelphia Magazine in 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008. Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation, tax and fraud prosecution and defense, RICO, defamation, injunctive actions, and appellate litigation.
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