Wendell Phillips Stafford

Personal

Birthday: 
5/1/1861
Birthplace: 
Barre, VT
Date of Death: 
4/21/1953
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, St. Johnsbury, Vermont
State representative, Vermont, 1892
Reporter of decisions, Vermont Supreme Court, 1896-1900
Judge, Vermont Supreme Court, 1900-1904
Professor, George Washington University, 1908-

Education

Name of School: 

Boston University School of Law

Boston University School of Law (BU Law) is a nationally recognized law school located in the heart of Boston University's campus on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts.

Consistently ranked in the top 30 law schools, "U.S. News and World Report" currently ranks it 26th in the country. Three specialties are in the top 10, including Health Law (#5), Tax Law (#7), and Intellectual Property Law (#9). Princeton Review ranks it 2nd place nationally in "Best Professors" and 7th place for "Best Classroom Experience." For the class of 2017, the median student LSAT score was 163 and median GPA was 3.66.

Boston University School of Law offers a broad selection of legal classes and seminars (approximately 200) with a student to faculty ratio of 12:1.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1883

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/13/1904
Termination Date: 
5/4/1931
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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