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educator , Lawyer , State legislator

Susan Walsh Longley, American state legislator, educator, lawyer. Bar: Maine, Massachusetts, District of Columbia; certified teacher, Maine.

Background

Longley, Susan Walsh was born on December 15, 1955 in Lewiston, Maine, United States. Daughter of James B. and Helen W. (Walsh) Longley.

Education

Bachelor in History, Mount Holyoke University, 1978. Juris Doctor, Catholic University, 1988. Master of Arts in History, University Maine, 1992.

Career

Law clerk, Tureen and Margolin, Portland, Maine., summer 1986; law clerk, Lawyers' Committee on Civil Rights, Washington, fall 1986; law clerk, National Education Association, Washington, 1987; law clerk, Monaghan, Leahy, Hochadel and Libby, Portland, summer 1987; student lawyer, Columbus Cmty. Legal Superior vena cava syndrome, Washington, 1987-1988; legal affairs researcher, National Public Radio, Washington, 1987-1988; law clerk, Superior Court Clerkship, Bangor, Maine., 1988-1989; professor department conservation law, Unity (Maine) College, since 1989; lawyer, Law Office of Susan W. Longley, P.A., since 1989.

Achievements

  • Bar: Maine, Massachusetts, District of Columbia. Certified teacher, Maine.

Membership

State senator, Maine, since 1994. Member Sen. Margaret Chase Smith Library. Board, State Court Library.

Committee, Pine Tree Legal Board, Waldo County Pre-school Summer Board, Maine Women's Lobby, Maine Public Radio, Town of Liberty Planning Board, Waldo County (Food) Share Program Board, Maine Freewheeler's Bicycling Club, Maine Children's Trust Board. Member Maine Association Dispute Resolution Professionals, University Maine Alumni Association, Sportsmen Alliance of Maine, National Organization of Women, MCLU, American Civil Liberties Union, Maine State Bar Associate.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: playing the piano, bicycling, back-country skiing, re-reading favorite books.

Connections

father:
James B. Longley

mother:
Helen W. (Walsh) Longley