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Lawyers and Poetry

Thomas Soybel

New York

Thomas Soybel was a lawyer and author of children's verse. He was born in New York City and lived on West End Avenue while he was growing up. He obtained his BA degree at Williams College in 1979 and his JD at Boston University in 1982. He served as an Assistant District Attorney in Mahnattan, worked at Proskauer, Rose, Goetz, and Mendelbaum, and then as an attorney for Dartmouth College. An illness forced his retirement in 1994. [Source: New York Times, obituary, January 22, 2010; obituary, Boston Globe, January 19, 2010]


Tom Soybel, The Diner on the Wall (Mount Desert, Maine: Windswept House, 1996)(illustrated by Pam DeVito)(stories in verse)