Anne Elise Thompson

Personal

Birthday: 
1934
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Chicago, Illinois, 1964-1965
Grant writer, United Progress, Incorporated, 1966-1967
Assistant deputy public defender for Mercer-Somerset-Hunterdon region, Trenton, New Jersey, 1967-1970
Municipal prosecutor, Lawrence Township, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, 1970-1972
Judge, Trenton [New Jersey] Municipal Court, 1972-1975
Prosecutor, Mercer County, New Jersey, 1975-1979

Education

Name of School: 
Howard University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1955
Name of School - Second: 
Temple University
Degree - Second: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1957
Name of School - Third: 

Howard University School of Law

Consistent with providing the professional leadership necessary to advocate and defend the rights of all, but particularly of African-Americans and other minorities, it is the Law School's mission to: Educate and enable students to develop their highest capabilities and skills as lawyers; Engage as an institution in the active pursuit of solutions to domestic and international legal, social, economic and political problems that are of particular concern to minority groups; and Imbue its students with dedication to excellence and commitment to the solutions to those problems.

Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1964

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/2/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/1/2001
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