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Judge Joel Feldman Papers

Identifier: Mss 318

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Judge Joel Feldman Papers will gain insight into the career of a Jewish judge in Georgia.


  • Creation: 1971 - 2005


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Joel M. Feldman was born on January 2, 1941, in Atlanta, Georgia to Louis and Rosalie Bach Feldman. He graduated from Emory University with a B.A. in 1962, a LL.B. in 1964, and a J.D. in 1971. He was admitted to practice law in Georgia in 1963. He served as Assistant Attorney General of Georgia from 1966-1968, Assistant District Attorney Fulton County 1968-1972 and 1974, Member Naval Reserve Lawyers Association, Federal Magistrate Judges Association, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta General Bar Associations, Airman Third Class USAFR 1964, Captain (retired) USNR, JAGC 1964-1992, Legislative Assistant and Legal Counsel to Senator Sam Nunn 1973-1974, Member Naval Reserve Association (president Atlanta Chapter 1982-1983 and Southeast District 1983-1984), Navy League U.S. (President Atlanta Council 1985-1986) and Naval Order of U.S. (President 1990-1991). President of Temple Sinai Synagogue 1994-1996.


20.6 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



A native Atlantan, Joel M. Feldman earned his law degrees from Emory University and serves as a Magistrate Judge, United States District Court Northern District of Georgia. His papers include case files, correspondence, biographical information, appointment books, settlement conferences, and court martial case records.


All files are arranged in alphabetical order. It is important to note that the case files are only described down to the box levels and we’re processed to MPLP standards.

Physical Location

The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Materials

Photographs removed to visual arts collection.

Judge Joel Feldman Papers, Mss 318
Jeremy Katz
February 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States