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Lawyer

Alice Tuohy O'Shea, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1974, United States District Court, Eastern District, Pennsylvania 1974, United States Supreme Court 1978. Member of American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association, American Psychology Law Society, National Association Women Lawyers, Brehon Legal Society, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association.

Background

O'Shea, Alice Tuohy was born on March 6, 1919 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Thomas Bernard and Edna Tuohy (Doyle) O'Shea.

Education

Juris Doctor, Catholic University America, 1936. Postgrad in speech & drama, 1942. Grad, National Judicial College, 1978.

Career

Staff House Representatives, Washington, 1936—1946. Associate development director Medical Mission Sisters, Fox Chase, Pennsylvania, 1967—1970. Faculty department theology Gwynedd-Mercy College, Gwynedd Valley, 1966—1967.

Co-founder; original associate director community service Cardinal's Commission Human Relations, 1964—1966. Staff attorney Defender Association, Philadelphia, 1974—1976. Founder, chief legal officer, administrator, child advocacy unit, 1976—1981.

Defender child advocate, 1981. Lecturer field.

Member forensic section Hahnemann Medical College & Hospital. Member Jt. Council Criminal Justice Systems Pennsylvania Commonwealth, 1979—1980, Governor's Commission Status Women, 1967—1973, Middle Atlantic Partnership Children & Youth, 1982.

Advisory board Big Sisters. Chairman board advisory council St. Mar's Home Children, 1958—1964. Board directors, executive committee, vice president Parents Anonymous.

Board directors St. Thomas Moore Society, Northern Home Children. Board directors, executive committee The Bridge, 1978.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1974, United States District Court, Eastern District, Pennsylvania 1974, United States Supreme Court 1978.

Membership

Member forensic section Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, since 1979. Member Joint Council on Criminal Justice System of Pennsylvania Commonwealth, 1979-1980. Member Governor's Commision on Status of Women, 1967-1973.

Member Middle Atlantic Partnership for Children and Youth, since 1982. Member Philadelphia Bar Association, American Bar Association, Pennsylvania BarAssn., Brehon Legal Society, National Association Women Lawyers, American Psychology Law Society, American Arbitration Association.

Connections

Married John Jay O'Shea, May 31, 1947. Children: Sean, Timothy, Kathleen, Patrick.

father:
Thomas Bernard O'Shea

mother:
Edna Tuohy (Doyle) O'Shea

spouse:
John Jay O'Shea

child:
Patrick O'Shea

child:
Kathleen O'Shea

child:
Timothy O'Shea

child:
Sean O'Shea