Louis Falk Oberdorfer

Personal

Birthday: 
2/21/1919
Birthplace: 
Birmingham, AL
Date of Death: 
2/21/2013
Place of Death: 
McLean, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1941-1946
Law clerk, Hon. Hugo Black, Supreme Court of the United States, 1946-1947
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1947-1961, 1965-1977
Assistant attorney general, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1961-1965

Education

Name of School: 
Dartmouth College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1939
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1946

Judicial Career

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

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/11/1977
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/31/1992
Termination Date: 
2/21/2013
Termination Reason: 
Death
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