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Sandra Leigh Schermerhorn

Sandra Leigh Schermerhorn, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1970, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1970, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1976, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1978. Named Woman of Year Dimensions Unlimited Inc., 1985.

Background

  • Schermerhorn, Sandra Leigh was born on July 7, 1944 in Easton, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of George Lewis and Martha Claire (Cunningham) Schermerhorn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, Beaver College, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1969.

    Career

    • Law clerk to presiding justice United States District Court (western district) Missouri, Kansas City, 1970-1973. Partner Spencer, Fane, Britt & Browne, since 1973.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1970, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1970, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1976, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1978.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Trustee Legal Aid Western Missouri, Kansas City, since 1984. Member American Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (president 1985), Kansas City Bar Foundation, Lawyers Association Kansas City, National Caucus Metropolitan Bar Leaders (president since 1985). Clubs: Center Exchange (Kansas City).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, softball, swimming, reading.

    Connections

    • father: George Lewis Schermerhorn
    • mother: Martha Claire (Cunningham) Schermerhorn
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    Born July 7, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality

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