History of the Federal Judiciary

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Sullivan, Emmet G.
Born 1947 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 22, 1994, to a seat vacated by Louis F. Oberdorfer. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1994, and received commission on June 16, 1994.

Howard University, B.A., 1968
Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Neighborhood Legal Services Program, Washington, D.C., 1971-1972
Law clerk, Hon. James Washington, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 1972-1973
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1974-1984
Associate judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 1984-1992
Associate judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1992-1994


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