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Stanford Earl Lerch, American lawyer. Bar: Arizona 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967. Recipient A. Louis Slonaker award as outstanding alumnus University Arizona, 1970.


Lerch, Stanford Earl was born on August 24, 1933 in Newberrytown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Mizpah Earl and Julia Elizabeth (Smith) Lerch.


University of Arizona (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration). University of Arizona (Juris Doctor).


Partner, Jones Hunter & Lerch (P.A.), Phoenix, 1961-1979;president, Jones Hunter & Lerch (P.A.), Phoenix, 1974-1979;partner, Harrison & Lerch, Professional Corporation, 1979-1988;partner, Kennedy, Wilson & Lerch, since 1988. Evaluator legal services program Office of Economic Opportunity, 1967-1968.


Maricopa County chairman Young Citizens for Johnson-Humphrey, 1964. Member Planning Task Force for Democratic Party Reorganization in Maricopa County, 1965-1966, Democratic state committeeman, 1962-1964, member Democratic Finance Council, 1983-1984, member Democratic Business Council, since 1984. Board directors Maricopa County Legal Aid Society, 1964-1970, Maricopa County Cancer Society, 1967-1968.

Board visitors Arizona State University Law School, 1974-1977. Member youth and government committee Arizona Young Men’s Christian Association, 1966-1978. Member judicial selection committee City of Phoenix, 1974-1978.

Member Arizona-Mexico Commission, since 1978. Fellow American Bar Foundation, Arizona Bar Foundation (founding), Young Lawyers Association. Member American Bar Association (house of deals 1969-1987), state delegate 1984-1987, chairman retirement committee 1974-1975, member resolutions committee 1979-1984, chairman family law section 1981-1982, member scope and correlation committee 1981-1986, chairman 1983-1985, vice chairman ad hoc committee on assembly 1981-1982 member hearings committee 1984-1986, committee on constitution and by laws since 1985), State Bar Arizona (chairman young lawyers section 1965-1966, chairman bankruptcy section 1968-1972, treasurer, vice president, governor 1973-1977, delegate White House Conference on Families 1980), Federal Bar Association (national council 1974-1979), National Conference Lawyers and Social Workers, University Arizona Alumni Association (director 1971-1977), University Arizona President's Club, 20-30 International (international president 1970-1971), Phi Delta Theta, Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Alpha Delta, Blue Key.

Clubs: Phoenix Country, University.


Married Isabella Middleton Barnwell, June 2, 1959. Children: Susan, Bradley, Michael.