Colleen Kollar-Kotelly

Personal

Birthday: 
1943
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Catherine Kelly, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1968-1969
Attorney, Appellate Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1969-1972
Chief legal counsel, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, St. Elizabeth`s Hospital, Washington, D.C., 1972-1984
Associate judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 1984-1997

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, March 29, 1996; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Catholic University of America
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1965
Name of School - Second: 

Catholic University of America - School of Law

The School of Law at The Catholic University of America is committed to excellence in legal education within the profound intellectual tradition of the Church. Giving priority to the sacred dignity and uniqueness of each human person, the law school program is a standing invitation for men and women to pursue a professional calling fully informed by faith, moral inquiry and respect for the rule of law. The rigorous course of study embodies, in the words of the university's first rector, "the harmony between reason and revelation . . . [and] the genius of America."

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1968

Judicial Career

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

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/26/1997
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