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Lea E. Anderson

Lea E. Anderson, American lawyer. Bar: West Virginia 1979, United States District Court (southern district) West Virginia 1979, Pennsylvania 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982.

Background

  • Anderson, Lea E. was born on May 25, 1954 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Jackson Lawler and Barbara Jean (Sanford) Anderson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, West Virginia University, 1976. Juris Doctor, West Virginia University, 1979.

    Career

    • Associate Bowles, McDavid, Graff & Love, Charleston, West Virginia, 1979-1980, Goehring, Rutter & Boehm, Pittsburgh, 1980-1984, partner, 1984-1989, member, since 1990, secretary, shareholder, since 1993. Member credit committee Alcobar Federal Credit Union, 1985-1987, member supervisory committee, 1981. Member visiting committee West Virginia College Law, 1986-1989, member West Virginia University student affairs visiting committee, 1996-1999, chairman.

      Course planner and speaker Estate Planning for Subsequent Marriages, 2002. Speaker Estate Planning in Divorce and Remarriage in Pennsylvania, 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: West Virginia 1979, United States District Court (southern district) West Virginia 1979, Pennsylvania 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Volunteer March of Dimes, 1986, neighborhood coordinator, 1987-1991. Chairman fundraising committee Southminster Nursery School, 1989. Chairman Windy Ridge, 1991-1993.

    Member Performing Arts for Children, South, 1991-1994, vice president, membership committee 1993-1994. Member board deacons Southminster Presbyterian Church, Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 1990-1993, vice chairman board deacons, 1993, session member, elder, trustee, 1993-1997, since 2001, vice president trustees, since 2002, associate minister search committee, 1997, director Christian education search committee, since 2002. Active Foster School Parent-Teachers Association, 1993-1997, chairman University West Virginia Visiting Committee.

    Member West Virginia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association (chairman education committee of young lawyers 1983-1984, treasurer 1984-1985, member rules committee family law section 1993-1994), Child Study Club of Mount Lebanon (president 1989-1991), Mount Lebanon Aqua Club (treasurer 1996-1998, nominating committee 1997, 98, secretary 1999-2001), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Templeton Smith Junior, August 2, 1980. Children: Templeton Smith III, Suzanne Lea Smith.
    • father: Jackson Lawler Anderson
    • mother: Barbara Jean (Sanford) Anderson
    • spouse: Templeton Smith Junior
    • children: Templeton Smith III Anderson
    • Suzanne Lea Smith Anderson
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    Born March 25, 1954
    (age 63)
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