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Lea E. Anderson, American lawyer. Bar: West Virginia 1979, United States District Court (southern district) West Virginia 1979, Pennsylvania 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982.

Background

Anderson, Lea E. was born on May 25, 1954 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Jackson Lawler and Barbara Jean (Sanford) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, West Virginia University, 1976. Juris Doctor, West Virginia University, 1979.

Career

Associate Bowles, McDavid, Graff & Love, Charleston, West Virginia, 1979-1980, Goehring, Rutter & Boehm, Pittsburgh, 1980-1984, partner, 1984-1989, member, since 1990, secretary, shareholder, since 1993. Member credit committee Alcobar Federal Credit Union, 1985-1987, member supervisory committee, 1981. Member visiting committee West Virginia College Law, 1986-1989, member West Virginia University student affairs visiting committee, 1996-1999, chairman.

Course planner and speaker Estate Planning for Subsequent Marriages, 2002. Speaker Estate Planning in Divorce and Remarriage in Pennsylvania, 2001.

Achievements

  • Bar: West Virginia 1979, United States District Court (southern district) West Virginia 1979, Pennsylvania 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982.

Membership

Volunteer March of Dimes, 1986, neighborhood coordinator, 1987-1991. Chairman fundraising committee Southminster Nursery School, 1989. Chairman Windy Ridge, 1991-1993.

Member Performing Arts for Children, South, 1991-1994, vice president, membership committee 1993-1994. Member board deacons Southminster Presbyterian Church, Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 1990-1993, vice chairman board deacons, 1993, session member, elder, trustee, 1993-1997, since 2001, vice president trustees, since 2002, associate minister search committee, 1997, director Christian education search committee, since 2002. Active Foster School Parent-Teachers Association, 1993-1997, chairman University West Virginia Visiting Committee.

Member West Virginia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association (chairman education committee of young lawyers 1983-1984, treasurer 1984-1985, member rules committee family law section 1993-1994), Child Study Club of Mount Lebanon (president 1989-1991), Mount Lebanon Aqua Club (treasurer 1996-1998, nominating committee 1997, 98, secretary 1999-2001), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Templeton Smith Junior, August 2, 1980. Children: Templeton Smith III, Suzanne Lea Smith.

father:
Jackson Lawler Anderson

mother:
Barbara Jean (Sanford) Anderson

spouse:
Templeton Smith Junior

children:
Templeton Smith III Anderson

Suzanne Lea Smith Anderson