John G. Roberts
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Hon. John G. Roberts Jr.
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
E-mail:
Web site: http://www.supremecourt.gov/

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John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States, was born in Buffalo, New York, January 27, 1955. He married Jane Marie Sullivan in 1996 and they have two children - Josephine and John. He received an A.B. from Harvard College in 1976 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1979. He served as a law clerk for Judge Henry J. Friendly of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 1979–1980 and as a law clerk for then-Associate Justice William H. Rehnquist of the Supreme Court of the United States during the 1980 Term. He was Special Assistant to the Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice from 1981–1982, Associate Counsel to President Ronald Reagan, White House Counsel's Office from 1982–1986, and Principal Deputy Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice from 1989–1993. From 1986–1989 and 1993–2003, he practiced law in Washington, D.C. He was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 2003. President George W. Bush nominated him as Chief Justice of the United States, and he took his seat September 29, 2005.
Current Employment Position(s):
Chief Justice, since September 29, 2005


Bar Admissions:
District of Columbia
Education:
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979
J.D.
Honors: magna cum laude
Law Review: Harvard Law Review, Managing Editor

Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976
A.B.
Honors: summa cum laude

Past Employment Positions:
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Judge, 2003 - 2005

Private Practiced of Law, 1993 - 2003

U.S. Department of Justice, Principal Deputy Solicitor General, 1989 - 1993

Private Practiced of Law, 1986 - 1989

President Ronald Reagan, White House Counsel's Office, Associate Counsel, 1982 - 1986

Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Special Assistant, 1981 - 1982

Associate Justice William H. Rehnquist of the Supreme Court of the United States, Law Clerk, 1980 - 1981

Judge Henry J.Friendly of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Law Clerk, 1979 - 1980

Birth Information:
1955, Buffalo, New York, United States of America

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