Judith W. Rogers

Hon. Judith W. Rogers
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
Address: E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse
333 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Fifth Floor, Room 5205
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 216-7260
Web site: http://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/

Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Affiliations
Lawyer Profile:

Judge Rogers was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals in March 1994. She had previously served on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals since 1983, becoming Chief Judge in 1988. Following her graduation from Radcliffe College and Harvard Law School, she served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia and subsequently at the Justice Department in the Deputy Attorney General's Office and the Criminal Division. Then, after serving as General Counsel to the congressional commission on the organization of the District of Columbia, she worked for the Mayor of the District of Columbia on congressional and local legislation. She became the Corporation Counsel for the District of Columbia in 1979 and served until her appointment to the bench in 1983. In 1988, Judge Rogers received a Master of Laws degree from the University of Virginia Law School.

Current Employment Position(s):

Appointed 1994
Bar Admissions:
District of Columbia, 1965
University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1988
Master of Laws
Major: Judicial Process

Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1964

Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1961
Honors: With Honors

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Instructor, Poverty Law Clinic, Boalt Hall, University of California at Berkeley, 1968 - 1969

Honors and Awards:
Woman Lawyer of the Year, Women's Bar Association, 1990

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Law Institute
Member, 1995

San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation
Trial Attorney

Conference of Chief Justices, 1988-1994

Past Employment Positions:
District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Chief Judge, 1988 - 1994

District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Associate Judge, 1983 - 1988

District of Columbia, Corporation Counsel, 1979 - 1983

Mayor of the District Government, Special Assistant for Legislation

District of Columbia Congressional Commission, General Counsel

Deputy Attorney General's Office and the Criminal Division, Assistant United States Attorney, Justice Department

District of Columbia, Assistant United States Attorney

Phi Beta Kappa

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