Soffel, Sara M.
1886 -

Born: 10/27/1886 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Professional Facts

Regions and States of Practice:
PA, Northeast
Legal Education:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1916
Other Education:
B.A., Wellesley College (1908)
Wilson College (1935)
University of Pittsburgh (1939)
Honorary LL.D., Pittsburgh College for Women (1945)
Positions During Her Career:
Assistant city solicitor of Pittsburgh (1922-1926)
Director of the Bureau of Women and Children in the Department of Labor and Industry, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1929-1930)
Judge of the Commons Pleas and Criminal Courts in Allegheny County (1930-)
Woman to preside over an Allegheny County criminal court (1943)

Further Research Materials

Laura Miller Derry, Digest of Women Lawyers and Judges. Lousville, Kentucky: Dunne Press (1949)
"Brief" for Lawyer Soffel The Woman's Journal, Vol. XV, No. 10, October, 1930, p. 5