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Helen Viney Porter Edit Profile

also known as MRS. Lewis M. Porter JR.

Helen Viney Porter, American lawyer. Bar: Indiana and Illinois 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1971. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award University Louisville School of Law, 1986, President's award National Association of Women Lawyers, 1985.


Porter, Helen Viney was born on September 7, 1935 in Logansport, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Charles Lowry Viney and Florence Helen (Kunkel) V.


AB, Indiana University, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Louisville, 1961.


Attorney office chief counsel Midwest regional office, Internal Revenue Service, Chicago, 1961-1973;associate regional attorney litigation center, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Chicago, 1973-1974;practice in, Northbrook, Illinois, 1974-1979, 80-86;partner, Porter & Andersen, Chicago, 1979-1980;partner, Porter & Porter, Northfield, Illinois, since 1986. Lecturer Law in American Foundation, Chicago, summer, 1973, 74. Associate professor No Ill College Law (formerly Lewis U. College Law), Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1975-1979.


Lecturer women's rights and federal taxation to bar associations, civic groups. Fellow American Bar Foundation, Illinois State Bar Foundation. Member Women's Bar Association Illinois (president 1972-1973), American Bar Association (chairman standing committee gavel awards 1983-1985, board editors journal.

1984-1990, member standing committee association communications 1990-1993), Federal Bar Association (president Chicago chapter 1974-1975), Illinois Bar Association (assembly delegate 1972-1978), National Association Women Lawyers (president 1973-1974).


Married Lewis Morgan Porter, Junior, December 26, 1966. Children: Alicia Michelle, Andrew Morgan.