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Sherry Phyllis Broder

Sherry Phyllis Broder, American lawyer. Named Outstanding Attorney for legal work on behalf of abused and neglected minors Child and Family Services, Honolulu, 1983, Outstanding Woman Lawyer, Hawaii Women Lawyers, 1986; recipient Solo Practitioner of Year award General Practice section American Bar Association, 1993, others.


  • Broder, Sherry Phyllis was born on March 30, 1948 in Bangor, Maine, United States. Daughter of Irving Seymour and Charlotte (Cohen) Broder.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wellesley College, Massachusetts, 1970. Juris Doctor, Boalt Hall School Law, 1975.


    • Computer programmer Bank America, San Francisco, 1970-1972. Associate Garry, Dreyfus,McTernan, 1975-1976, Hawaii Correctional Legal Services, Honolulu, 1976-1977. Attorney Hawaii State Legislation, 1978-1979.

      Private practice law, since 1979.


    • Author: Oceanleasing for Hawaii, 1981. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Vice chairman Waimanalo Neighborhood Board, 1978-1981. Member Hawaii State Bar Association (vice president 1992, president 1993), Hawaii Women Lawyers Association (president 1982), Hawaii Women Lawyers Foundation (president 1984), Hawaii Justice Foundation (secretary 1994), Wellesley Club Hawaii (treasurer 1982-1985).


    • Married Jon Markham Van Dyke, February 12, 1978. Children: Jesse, Eric, Michelle.
    • father: Irving Seymour Broder
    • mother: Charlotte (Cohen) Broder
    • spouse: Jon Markham Van Dyke
    • children: Jesse Broder
    • Eric Broder
    • Michelle Broder
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    Born March 30, 1948
    (age 69)