Beryl Alaine Howell

Personal

Birthday: 
1956
Birthplace: 
Fort Benning, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Dickinson R. Debevoise, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1983-1984
Private practice, New York City, 1985-1987
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1987-1993
U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1993-2003; senior counsel, 1993-1996; general counsel, 1997-2003
Executive managing director and general counsel, Stroz Friedberg, 2003-2009
Commissioner, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 2004-2013

Education

Name of School: 
Bryn Mawr College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1978
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1983

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/27/2010
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