Antonin G. Scalia

Hon. Antonin G. Scalia
Firm: Supreme Court of the United States
Address: One First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20543
Phone: (202) 479-3211
(202) 479-3011
Fax: (202) 479-3230
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Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice, was born in Trenton, New Jersey, March 11, 1936. He married Maureen McCarthy and has nine children - Ann Forrest, Eugene, John Francis, Catherine Elisabeth, Mary Clare, Paul David, Matthew, Christopher James, and Margaret Jane. He received his A.B. from Georgetown University and the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, and his LL.B. from Harvard Law School, and was a Sheldon Fellow of Harvard University from 1960–1961. He was in private practice in Cleveland, Ohio from 1961–1967, a Professor of Law at the University of Virginia from 1967–1971, and a Professor of Law at the University of Chicago from 1977–1982, and a Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University and Stanford University. He was chairman of the American Bar Association's Section of Administrative Law, 1981–1982, and its Conference of Section Chairmen, 1982–1983. He served the federal government as General Counsel of the Office of Telecommunications Policy from 1971–1972, Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States from 1972–1974, and Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel from 1974–1977. He was appointed Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1982. President Reagan nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat September 26, 1986.

Current Employment Position(s):
Associate Justice, since September 26, 1986

Bar Admissions:
Ohio, 1962
Virginia, 1970
Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1961
Honors: Sheldon Fellow, Harvard University, 1960-1961
Law Review: Harvard Law Review, Note Editor

Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1957

University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
Honors: Attended, 1955-1956, Junior Year

Published Works:
Editor, Regulation Magazine 1979-1982

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Professor of Law, University of Virginia, 1967 - 1971

Professor of Law, University of Chicago, 1977 - 1982

Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University and Stanford University

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association, 1981 - 1982
Chairman, Section of Administrative Law

American Bar Association Conference of Section Chairmen, 1982 - 1983

Administrative Conference of the United States, 1972 - 1974

J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, 1978 - 1981
Board of Visitors

Past Employment Positions:
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Appointed Judge, 1982 - 1986

Office of Legal Counsel, Assistant Attorney General, 1974 - 1977

Office of Telecommunications Policy, Executive Office of the President, General Counsel, 1971 - 1972

Jones, Day, Cockley and Reavis, Cleveland, Ohio, Attorney, 1961 - 1967

Birth Information:
1936, Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America

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