William H. Walls

Personal

Birthday: 
1932
Birthplace: 
Atlantic City, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, 1957-1959
Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1959-1962, 1968-1970, 1972-1975
Assistant corporation counsel, Newark, New Jersey, 1962-1968
Judge, Newark [New Jersey] Municipal Court, 1968-1970
Corporation counsel, Newark, New Jersey, 1970-1973
Business administrator, Newark, New Jersey, 1974-1977
Judge, Essex County [New Jersey] Court, 1977-1978
Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1979-1994

Education

Name of School: 
Dartmouth College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1954
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: 
1957

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/11/1994
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/31/2005
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