May 31, 2012
Lance M. Filer received the news that every aspiring lawyer yearns to learn... “Congratulations - the Committee of Bar Examiners wishes to inform you that you have successfully passed the California Bar Examination!” Attorney Filer is a third-generation lawyer from the Filer family — his late grandfather, Maxcy D. Filer (attorney at law with private law practice), uncle, Judge Kelvin D. Filer (LA Superior Court Judge in Compton), uncle, Attorney Anthony S. Filer (Supervising Attorney with Community Legal services), aunt, Della Thompson-Bell (Deputy City attorney for the City of Torrance). Lance Filer is the son of Duane and Janice Filer who now reside in Carson. He attended Millikan High School in Long Beach and was a standout varsity basketball player making the All-League Moore Team his senior year. He graduated from California State Poly University at Pomona in 2004 with a Bachelors of Science in E-Business. Lance was always very active in student government and community service during his collegiate years. He holds several leadership positions with the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Of course, Lance’s grandfather encouraged him to consider going to law school and he did, matriculating at Thomas M. Cooley Law School .The new attorney is now deciding on his career path in the legal arena and the one thing he knows for sure is that he wants to be a litigator and wants to be in the courtroom!!!