Timothy Mark Burgess
Private practice, Anchorage, Alaska, 1987-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Alaska, 1989-2001
U.S. attorney for the District of Alaska, 2001-2005
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.