Sarah Herring Sorin

Sarah Herring Sorin (January 15, 1861 – April 30, 1914) was Arizona's first woman attorney and the first woman to try a case in front of the United States Supreme Court unassisted by a male attorney. Mrs. Sorin practiced law with her father Colonel Herring in the firm "Herring & Sorin" initially in Tombstone, Arizona and later in Tucson. After her father's death, Sorin moved to Globe, Arizona, where she became the attorney for the Old Dominion Copper Company and United Globe Mines. Sarah Sorin is a member of the Arizona Women's Hall of Fame. (See photo of Sarah Herring Sorin in the Arizona Library Archives.) She is also included in Stanford Law School's Women's Legal History Biography Project.

Read more about Sarah Herring SorinEarly Life in New York City, From New York To Tombstone, Legal Training, Relocation To Tucson, U.S. Supreme Court Cases, Last Days and Recognition, See Also, Notes and References

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Sarah Herring Sorin - Notes and References
... Territory of Arizona, George Roskrug (1896), p 1884 ... Arizona Business Directory and Gazeteer "Sarah Herring Sorin Arizona's First Woman Lawyer," Jacquelyn Gayle Kasper, Western Legal History (1999) Memoirs ...

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