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Joyce Mansfield Rivers, American lawyer. Bar: California 1977, Alaska 1978. Member of National Organization of Women, National Womens Political Caucus, Anchorage Association Women Lawyers.

Background

Rivers, Joyce Mansfield was born on August 30, 1935 in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. Daughter of Ralph Julian and Carol (Caldwell) Rivers.

Education

Bachelor, Brandeis University, 1958. Juris Doctor, University Pacific, 1977.

Career

Secretary, technical writer assistant various businesses and law firms, Fairbanks, 1950—1958, Los Angeles, 1959—1970, Sacramento, 1971—1973. Legal assistant to county counsel, 1973—1977. Assistant attorney general civil division Office Attorney General Alaska, Anchorage, 1978—1979.

Corporation staff attorney Alascom, Inc., Anchorage, 1979—1983, legal affairs specialist, since 1984, corporation secretary, since 1985. Associate attorney firm Hughes, Thorsness, Gantz, Powell & Brundin, Anchorage, 1983—1984. State coordinator National Organization of Women, Alaska, 1980—1982, secretary, 1985—1987.

Chairman European Research Area Task Force Alaska, 1980—1984. 1st vice president Anchorage Area Democratic Council, 1982—1984. Member Special Citizens Committee Alaska Mini-Title IX, 1981—1982.

National delegate Alaska, White House Conference Families, 1980. Member Anchorage Women's Commission, since 1985, Anchorage School District Sex Equity Advisory Committee, 1985—1988.

Membership

Member of National Organization of Women, National Womens Political Caucus, Anchorage Association Women Lawyers.

Connections

Married John Tracy Mansfield, September 15, 1956 (divorced October 1974). Children: Eugenie Mansfield, Ralph Douglas Mansfield.