Gladys Kessler

Personal

Birthday: 
1938
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Appellate attorney, National Labor Relations Board, 1962-1964
Legislative assistant, U.S. Sen. Harrison A. Williams, New Jersey, 1964-1966
Legislative assistant, U.S. Rep. Jonathan Bingham, New York, 1966-1968
Special assistant, director of Office of Staff Relations, New York City Board of Education, 1968-1969
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1969-1977
Associate judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 1977-1994

Education

Name of School: 
Cornell University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1959
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1962

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: 
6/16/1994
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/22/2007
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