John A. Humbach

Professor of Law

Pace University School of Law

White Plains, NY 10603

914‑422‑4239 --



                        Married, three children. Born in Hamilton, Ohio in 1943; resident of New York since 1966.



                        Received Juris Doctor degree summa cum laude in June, 1966 from the College of Law of Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, ranking second in a class of approximately 105.


                        Received Bachelor of Arts degree in June, 1963 from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, majoring in Economics.


                        Attended the University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway (1961)



                        Law Teaching (1971‑present):


                              Professor of Law, Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York (since 1977).  Current Subjects: Property; Professional Responsibility (Legal Ethics); Criminal Law and Writing. Also: Contracts; Corporations; Land Use; Law and Economics.


                              Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York (1982-90).


                              Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University, New York,  New York (1972‑77).  Subjects:  Property; Landlord‑Tenant; Corporate Finance.


                              Assistant Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York (1971-72). Subjects:  Corporations; Commercial Law.


                              Visiting Professorships:  University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois (1979‑80).  University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii (1976).


                        Law practice, five years (1966‑71), as an associate of Breed, Abbott & Morgan, One Chase Manhattan Plaza, New York, New York, specializing in corporate law, securities regulation, contract negotiation and related areas.



                        Chairman, Architectural Review Board, City of Mount Vernon

                        Member, American Law Institute

                        Member of Advisory Board, Appalachian Mountain Club (1997-06)



            Chairman, Sterling Forest Coalition (an association

                        of local, regional and national conser­vation organizations advocating

                        protection for the 18,000 acres of Sterling Forest) (1988-94)


            Member of Board of Directors, Appalachian Mountain Club (1990-97)


            Member of Board and Counsel, New York-New Jersey Trail Conference (1990-99)


            Member of Board, Westchester County Soil and Water Conservation District (1989-94)


            Member, NYS Forest Preserve Advisory Committee (1989-92)


            Member, State Liaison Work Group, NY-NJ Highlands Regional Study (United States Forest Service) (1990-92)


            Chairman, Land Use/Economic Development Task Force, Mount Vernon 21st Century Committee (1988-91)


            Member of Advisory Board, The Land Conservation Law Institute


            Member of Board, Sterling Forest Partnership (1994-98)


            Member of Byram Lake Committee (1992-2004)


            Pro bono legal service:

              National Growth Management Leadership Project

                                 (amicus brief in Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council)

                        National Audubon Society (amicus briefs)

                        Kayak and Canoe Club of New York



                        Bar Admissions: New York, 1967; Ohio, 1966 (currently inactive); designated James D. Hopkins Professor of Law, 1993; Manuscript (Articles) Editor of Ohio State Law Journal (1965‑66); and, while in law school, received a number of honors and awards for scholarship, including election to Order of the Coif, a legal honorary society. Awarded "Appie of the Year" for service in conservation, by New York-North Jersey Chapter, Appalachian Mountain Club, 2000.