Judith Ann Wilson Rogers

Personal

Birthday: 
1939
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Juvenile Court of the District of Columbia, 1964-1965
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1965-1968
Staff attorney, San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation, 1968-1969
Trial attorney, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1969-1971
General counsel, Congressional Commission on the Organization of the District of Columbia Government, 1971-1972
Legislative program coordinator, Office of the Assistant to the Mayor-Commissioner, Office of the Mayor, District of Columbia, 1972-1974
Special assistant for legislation, Office of the Mayor, District of Columbia, 1974-1979
Assistant city administrator for intergovernmental relations, District of Columbia, 1979
Corporation counsel, District of Columbia, 1979-1983
Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1983-1994; chief judge, 1988-1994

Education

Name of School: 
Radcliffe College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1961
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: 
1964
Name of School - Third: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1988

Judicial Career

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

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/11/1994
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