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Sandra Jean Saunders

Sandra Jean Saunders, American lawyer. Bar: Oregon 1979, United States District Court Oregon 1979. Recipient American Jurisprudence award, 1978.


  • Saunders, Sandra Jean was born on January 1, 1944 in Cleveland. Daughter of Alexander V. and Rosemary (Sunyog) Toth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brown University, 1964. Master of Arts, Fordham University, 1965. Juris Doctor, Lewis and Clark University, 1978.


    • Securities analyst various companies, New York City, Boston, Chicago, 1964—1973. Economic consultant Portland, 1973—1976. Private practice law, since 1979.

      Law review staff Environmental Law, 1977.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Oregon 1979, United States District Court Oregon 1979.


    Trustee Leukemia Association Oregon, since 1984. Board directors Volunteer Braille Services, Inc., Portland, since 1985. Vice president board directors Pittock Mansion Society, since 1981.

    Legal consultant Oregon Apartment Association, Multi Family Housing Council, Homebuilders Association. Area representative National Alumni Schools Program, Brown University, since 1981. Active Portland Metropolitan Citizens Cable television Committee, 1973—1974.

    President Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, 1974, member council, since 1984, member auction board, since 1987. Member women's council Portland Art Association, since 1973. Member of American Bar Association, Women's Association (president), Oregon Young Attorneys Association (director 1981-1983), Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Multnomah County Bar Association, Oregon State Bar, International Club, Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland City Club, Phi Alpha Delta.


    • Married Stephen L. Gallagher.
    • father: Alexander V. Toth
    • mother: Rosemary (Sunyog) Toth
    • spouse: Stephen L. Gallagher.
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    Born January 1, 1944
    (age 73)