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Harvey M. Mitnick

AGE: 79 • Voorhees, NJ

HARVEY M. MITNICK, age 79, suddenly departed this life on March 3, 2014.

Son of the late Celia and Moe Mitnick; survived by his wife of 53 years, Carol (nee Feldman). Devoted father of Craig (Fern) Mitnick and Scott (Sarina) Mitnick; devoted grandfather of Dylan Mitnick, Alana Mitnick, Cameron Mitnick and Blake Mitnick.

Harvey was a 1952 graduate of Camden High School. He graduated the Wharton School of Business of University of Pennsylvania in 1956 and was subsequently a 1959 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Harvey was a trial attorney for over 53 years practicing primarily in Haddonfield, New Jersey. He began his legal career with a clerkship in 1960 with the late Honorable Samuel L. Supnick. Prior to his passing he was the senior partner of the firm of Mitnick Josselson DePersia and Baker.

Harvey served on an abundant number of committees throughout his career, including Presidency of the Camden County Bar Association from 1980- 1981, 10 years on the District IV Ethics Committee (2 years as its Chairman); 2 terms on the Camden County Judicial Appointments Committee, his second term as Chairman. Harvey was Chairman of the first Camden County Inns of Court Program in the 1980's and was a Bar Panelist for many years for both the civil and matrimonial divisions. Harvey served over a decade on the Bench Bar Committee, Civil Practice Committee, Family Law Committee and Memorial Committee. In 1981 he was Chairman of Camden County Model Bar Program that was the forerunner of our current Arbitration system. In 1998 Harvey was nominated The Professional Lawyer of the Year by the Camden County Bar Association and was subsequently awarded the Peter Devine Award in 2010 for his distinguished service.

Harvey served six months in the Army National Guard and six years in the Reserves from and was awarded an Honorable Discharge on April 30,1965.

He was an avid sportsman, playing softball, tennis and golf until his sudden passing, as well as continuing his Saturday tradition at the racetrack.

Relatives and friends are invited Thursday beginning 11:00 am to

PLATT MEMORIAL

CHAPELS, INC.

2001 Berlin Road

Cherry Hill, NJ

where funeral services will begin promptly at 12:00 noon. Entombment at Locustwood Memorial Park, Cherry Hill, NJ.

Shiva will be observed at the home of Craig & Fern Mitnick on Thursday, Friday until mid day, Saturday evening and Sunday.

Contributions can be made to "The Harvey M. Mitnick Foundation for the Administration of Justice and Equality" 35 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033. All monies raised will go to improvements and additions to the Camden County Superior Courthouse in Harvey's name.



Published in Courier-Post from Mar. 4 to Mar. 5, 2014
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