Delissa Anne Ridgway

Personal

Birthday: 
1955
Birthplace: 
Kirksville, MO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. June L. Green, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1979
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1979-1994
Adjunct professor, Washington College of Law, American University, 1992-1994
Chair, Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, U.S. Department of Justice, 1994-1998

Education

Name of School: 
University of Missouri
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1975
Name of School - Second: 

Northeastern University School of Law

The original mission of the school was to provide Boston's first evening law school program for students who could not attend full-time day classes seems reasonable today, but it was a revolutionary moment when Professor Robert Gray Dodge delivered the school's first lecture in Property on October 3, 1898. The notion that a law school not only could, but also should, respond to the needs of the local community was considered a maverick educational idea at the time and has continued to be a hallmark of the School of Law to this day.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1979

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of International Trade
Court Name: 

United States Court of International Trade

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/17/1998
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