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Beverlee Jean DeStein, American government official. Bar: Pennsylvania 1981, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1982, United States Supreme Court 1986.


DeStein, Beverlee Jean was born on November 27, 1950 in Beverly, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of S. Robert and Doris L. (Bennett) DeStein.


Student, Grove City College, 1969—1971. Bachelor summa cum laude, Gordon College, 1978. Juris Doctor, Vermont Law School, 1981.


Television talk show host WYTV-television, Youngstown, Ohio, 1971—1973. Special events coordinator Strouss Department Stores, 1973—1975. Television producer, director WPSX-television, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1975—1977.

Trial attorney Office Allegheny Public Defender, 1981—1982. Legal contributor WTAE-television, Pittsburgh, 1981—1985. City magistrate City of Pittsburgh, 1982—1985.

Special assistant to director public affairs United States Department Justice, since 1985. Special assistant to assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division. Director Center Obscenity and Child Pornography Prosecution, Washington, since 1986.

Lecturer in field.


Board advisors, board directors The Alcohol Recovery Center, Pittsburgh, 1983—1984. Member of National Rifle Association, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, American Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association (public relations committee), Federalist Society Pennsylvania Society, Pennsylvania Bar Association.