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Sheldon H. Sloan


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Sheldon H. Sloan Obituary
December 25, 1935 - February 26, 2016 The Honorable Sheldon H. (Shelly) Sloan was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He attended Los Angeles High School, U.C.L.A. Anderson School of Management and the USC School of Law. He was an attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (1962-63), Public Member, State of California Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (1972-73), Judge of the Municipal Court (now Superior Court), Los Angeles Judicial District (1973-76), Member, Faculty of Judges College (1975), and a member of Harvard Westlake School Board of Trustees (1981-1993). Shelly served as President of the Los Angeles County Bar (1996-97) and California State Bar (2006-07). He was a Member of the Los Angeles County Art Commission, California Science Center, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Youth Foundation. He was President of Guardians of the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging (1986), Fraternity of Friends of the Music Center (1981-83; Chairman 1983-85), and Coro Foundation of Southern California (Trustee 1973-82; Chairman 1979-81). At the time of his death, Shelly was Of Counsel to Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, serving as Chair of Government Relations as well as having his own lobbying firm, Sloan Solutions, which he ran with his long-time associate, Diane Leckner. He is survived by his loving wife, Shelby Jean Kaplan Sloan, his children Stephen Sloan (Donna), Jennifer Belushi (Jim), and his stepdaughters Jeannie Isern (Edward), Victoria Komisar, his grandchildren Jude Komisar, Erika Isern, Charlotte Isern, Ashley Sloan, Jared Belushi, Jamison Belushi, Hallie Komisar, Cameron Komisar, Robert Belushi, his sister and brother-in-law, Roberta and Wesley Lester, his nieces Barbara Silverstone and Susan Wallace, and his wonder dog, Star. Since Shelly was allergic to flowers, he requested that donations be made in his honor to The Guardians of the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging or Los Angeles County Sheriff's Youth Foundation.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Feb. 29 to Mar. 1, 2016
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