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Sylvia Simmons Prozan

Sylvia Simmons Prozan, American lawyer, television newscaster. Bar: California 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980. Member of American Association of University Women, Union Internationale des Avocats, San Mateo County Bar Association, Bar of San Francisco, California Trial Lawyers Association, State Bar California.

Background

  • Prozan, Sylvia Simmons was born on April 10, 1933 in Cleveland. Daughter of James M. and Dora (Shuman) Simmons.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Barnard College, 1955. Master of Arts, Case Western Reserve University, 1959. Juris Doctor, University California-Berkeley, 1975.

    Career

    • Television production staff NBC, New York City. Public affairs staff station KQED, KPIX, San Francisco, 1963—1965. Television newscaster, investigative reporter station KNTV, San Jose, 1968—1972.

      Adjunct professor J. F. Kennedy Law School, Orinda, 1979—1982. Sole practice Burlingame, since 1976.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of American Association of University Women, Union Internationale des Avocats, San Mateo County Bar Association, Bar of San Francisco, California Trial Lawyers Association, State Bar California.

    Connections

    • Married George B. Prozan, June 24, 1956. Children: Michael, Lawrence, Anne, Rebecca.
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    Born April 10, 1933