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Cheryl Lynne Garrity Edit Profile

lawyer , political activist

Cheryl Lynne Garrity, American lawyer, political activist. Bar: Massachusetts 1991. Named Woman Achiever New England School Law-Woman's Caucus, 1996.

Background

Garrity, Cheryl Lynne was born on December 9, 1965 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Charles Andrews and Mary Patricia (O'Brien) Garrity.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Political Science, University Massachusetts, 1988. Juris Doctor, Northeastern University, 1991.

Career

Legal intern Arthur & Jaworski, Reading, Massachusetts, 1989, Board Bar Overseers, Boston, 1989, Ronan Segal & Harrington, Salem, Massachusetts, 1990, Greater Boston Legal Services, 1990. Attorney Ronan, Segal & Harrington, Boston, 1992-1993. Independent contractor Massachusetts, 1993-1994.

Private practice Boston, since 1994. Lobbyist National Organization of Women, Boston, 1992-1995.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 1991.

Membership

Board directors Women's Statewide Legislation Network, Boston, 1993-1995. Member Domestic Violence Council, Boston, since 1992, Malden (Massachusetts) Charter Commission, 1994-1995, Coalition Indiana Madlen Schools, 1995. Member National Organization of Women (president since 1994), National Lawyer's Guild, Malden Asian Pacific American Coalition.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, biking, walking.

Connections

father:
Charles Andrews Garrity

mother:
Mary Patricia (O'Brien) Garrity