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Lawyer , business educator

Shoshana B. Tancer, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Immigration, International Law, Corporate, Commercial.


Tancer, Shoshana B. was born on May 30, 1935 in New York City. Daughter of Salo Wittmayer and Jeannette (Meisel) Baron.


Barnard College (Bachelor of Arts, 1954). Columbia University (Ph.D., 1970). University of Michigan (Bachelor of Laws, 1956).

Spoken languages: Spanish and French.


Worked at O'Connor, Cavanagh, Anderson, Killingsworth & Beshears, A, Professional Association (Phoenix, Arizona) specializing in Immigration, International Law, Corporate, Commercial. Admitted to the bar, 1957, District of Columbia. 1976, Arizona; 1982, United States.

Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit. Co-author: "Immigration Law and Practice," Arizona Bar Journal, February, 1978. Member, Board of Directors, The Finova Group, Inc., 1994—.

Governor's Commission on Status of Women, 1970-1973. Chairperson, Phoenix Commission on Status of Women, 1975-1978. Member, University of Arizona Law School, Board of Visitors, 1980-1983.

Member: Maricopa County Bar Association. State Bar of Arizona (Member, Local Administrative Committee, 1980-1986). District of Columbia Bar.


Member advisory board University Arizona College Business and Public Administration, since 1984, board visitors Law School, 1982-1985. Founding member Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations, since 1978, member executive committee, since 1990. Founder member Charter 100, treasurer, member executive committee, since 1980.

Trustee Phoenix Country Day School, since 1976. Board directors Arizona Theater Company, since 1994. Active Arizona Academy, since 1978.

Board visitors Stanford University Libraries, 1990-1992. Board directors United Way, vice president, 1976-1982. Also others. Member Association for Corporation Growth (board directors Arizona chapter 1994-1996), Arizona Business Leadership Association (board directors 1996-1998), International Studies Association, Arizona Bar Association (various committees), Bar Association District of Columbia, Maricopa County Bar Association, Academy International Business.


Married Robert Stephen Tancer, June 10, 1954. Children: Sara Tancer Gordon, Manuel, Catherine Lewkowitz, Cynthia.

Salo Wittmayer Baron

Jeannette (Meisel) Baron

Robert Stephen Tancer

Sara Tancer Gordon Tancer

Manuel Tancer

Catherine Lewkowitz Tancer

Cynthia Tancer