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Dorrit Werner Purdy

Dorrit Werner Purdy, lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1978, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1978, United States District Court (central district) Illinois 1981. National campaign staff Humphrey President Committee, Oakland, California, 1972; Member of American Bar Association, American Association For Justice, Ohio Trial Lawyers Association, Ohio Bar Association, Cleveland Racquet Club.

Background

  • Purdy, Dorrit Werner was born on November 24, 1934 in Teplice, Czechoslovakia. Daughter of Martin Werner and Alice Mimi (Reethof) Werner Geiringer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Mount Holyoke College, 1955. Juris Doctor, Cleveland Marshall Law School, 1978.

    Career

    • Associate Robert E. Sweeney, Cleveland, 1978—1982. Senior litigation attorney Sherwin Williams Company, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1978, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1978, United States District Court (central district) Illinois 1981.

    Membership

    National campaign staff Humphrey President Committee, Oakland, California, 1972. Member of American Bar Association, American Association For Justice, Ohio Trial Lawyers Association, Ohio Bar Association, Cleveland Racquet Club.

    Connections

    • Married John E. Purdy, December 10, 1955 (deceased October 1973). Children: John Christopher, Wynne Crossley.
    • father: Martin Werner Geiringer
    • mother: Alice Mimi (Reethof) Werner Geiringer
    • spouse: John E. Purdy
    • children: John Christopher Purdy
    • Wynne Crossley Purdy
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    Born November 24, 1934