||Donald S. Coburn
Judge Donald S. Coburn is an Appellate Judge in the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court
Judge Coburn was appointed a Judge to Vicinage Five by Governor Brendan T. Byrne to a term beginning April 8, 1981. Judge Coburn was reappointed by Governor Thomas H. Kean on April 7, 1988.
Judge Coburn was assigned to the Appellate Division by the chief justice.
Cornell University, B.A. 1961.
University of Pennsylvania, J.D. cum laude, 1966.
Law Clerk to Chief Justice Joseph Weintraub, New Jersey Supreme Court 1966-67.
Admitted to practice in New Jersey, 1966, U.S. Court of Appeals Third Circuit, 1969 and U.S. Supreme Court 1971.
Private practice in Newark 1967. Private practice, East Orange 1972-78.
Special Deputy Attorney General 1978.
Adjunct Professor, Rutgers University Law School, 1980.
Member, Essex County, New Jersey State and American Bar Associations.
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army 1961-63.
City Councilman, Livingston 1975-78.
Judge Coburn was the former Prosecutor of Essex County.
Judge Coburn was also a former Superior Court trial Judge in Essex County.
Judge Coburn's father-in-law was Justice Nathan Jacobs of the New Jersey Supreme Court.
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