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Lawyer

Allen Joseph Sherwood was American lawyer. Bar: California 1933, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1944.

Background

Sherwood, Allen Joseph was born on September 26, 1909 in Salt Lake City. Son of Charles Samuel and Sarah (Abramson) Shapiro.

Education

Student, University of California at Los Angeles, 1927-1930;AB, University of Southern California, 1933;Bachelor of Laws, University of Southern California, 1933.

Career

Private practice law, Los Angeles, 1933-1954;private practice law, Beverly Hills, 1954-1995. Legal counsel International Family Planning Research Association, Inc., 1970-1976. Board directors Family Planning Centers Greater Los Angeles, Inc., 1968-1984, president, 1973-1976.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1933, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1944.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Southern California Law Review, 1932-1933. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member California Attorney General's Volunteer Advisory Council and its legislation subcommittee, 1972-1978. Member Medical-Legal Society Southern California (board directors 1966-1974), American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, State Bar of California, American Arbitration Association (national panel arbitrators since 1965), Order of Coif, Tau Delta Phi, Brentwood Country Club (Los Angeles), Masons.

Connections

Married Edith Ziff, January 19, 1941. Children: Mary (Mistress John Marshall), Arthur Lawrence.

father:
Charles Samuel Shapiro

mother:
Sarah (Abramson) Shapiro

spouse:
Edith Ziff

child:
Mary Sherwood (Mistress John Marshall)

child:
Arthur Lawrence Sherwood