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Marta Ilene Beresin

Marta Ilene Beresin, American lawyer. Bar: Maryland 1991, District of Columbia 1998, United States District Court Maryland. Equal Justice Foundation grantee, 1990.

Background

  • Beresin, Marta Ilene was born on July 27, 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Carl Morris and Constance (Goldman) Beresin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1987. Juris Doctor with honors, George Washington University, 1991.

    Career

    • Law clerk Women's Legal Defense Fund, Washington, 1990, American Civil Liberties Union, Washington, 1990. Associate Mitterhoff & Henrichsen, 1991-1992. Staff attorney Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Hughesville, Maryland, 1992-1995, acting chief attorney, 1995.

      Staff attorney Homeless Persons Representation Project, Baltimore, 1995-1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Maryland 1991, District of Columbia 1998, United States District Court Maryland.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Volunteer Human Immunodeficiency Virus counselor Washington Free Clinic, 1992-1997, board directors, 1994, secretary board directors, 1995. Volunteer shelter attorney Homeless Persons Representation Project, Bethesda, Maryland, 1999. Member Law Association for Women (executive board 1990-1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Yoga, running, photography.

    Connections

    • Married William Jacob Scher, July 9, 1995. 1 child, Razi Esther Beresin Scher.
    • father: Carl Morris Beresin
    • mother: Constance (Goldman) Beresin
    • spouse: William Jacob Scher
    • child: Razi Esther Beresin Scher Beresin
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    Born July 27, 1965
    (age 52)
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