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Roland Root Speers, II, American lawyer. Bar: California 1958, District of Columbia 1978.


II, Roland Root Speers, was born on October 8, 1933 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Roland Root and Alice (Calkins) S.


Bachelor cum laude, University of California at Los Angeles, 1955. Juris Doctor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1958.


Deputy commissioner corporations California Department Corps., Los Angeles, 1958-1959. Secretary, general counsel Suburban Companies, Pomona, California, 1959-1964. Secretary Amcord, Inc., Los Angeles, 1964-1966, assistant to president, 1968, vice president corporation development, 1969, vice president, general counsel Newport Beach, California, 1970, senior vice president, 1971, executive vice president, 1972-1975, president, 1975—1977.

Partner Speers, Dana, Teal Balfour & MacDonald, Costa Mesa, California, 1977-1997. Director Logicon, Inc., Torrance, California, Twelve Eleven Press, Newport Beach, California.


Trustee Pitzer College, Pomona, 1975-1980. Board councillors Center Public Affairs University Southern California, 1976-1981. Board directors Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1977-1982.

Senior warden St. James Episcopal Church, 1993. Mem rectors counsel St. James Anglican Church, since 2004. Chairman Association Western Anglican Congregations, since 2007.

Governance committee member, member Provincial Council, Parliamentarian, Anglican Church North America, since 2008, board visitors Pepperdine University School Public Policy, since 2008, president co-chairman, Diocese of Western Anglicans, Anglican Church N. America, since 2008. Member District of Columbia Bar Association, State Bar Association California, University of California at Los Angeles Alumni Association, University of California at Los Angeles Law School Alumni Association, Phi Alpha Delta.


Married Florence Briscoe, December 18, 1954. Children: Kirsten, Guy, Gina Marie.