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Williams, Alexander Jr.
Born 1948 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a seat vacated by Norman P. Ramsey. Confirmed by the Senate on August 17, 1994, and received commission on August 18, 1994. Assumed senior status on May 8, 2013. Service terminated on January 3, 2014, due to retirement.

Education:
Howard University, B.A., 1970
Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. James H. Taylor, Maryland Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1973-1974
Private practice, Hyattsville and Beltsville, Maryland, 1974-1986
Municipal attorney, Fairmount Heights, Maryland, 1975-1987
Substitute juvenile master (part-time), Maryland Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1976-1977
Assistant public defender, Prince George's County, Maryland, 1977-1978
Special counsel and hearing examiner (part-time), Prince George's County [Maryland] Board of Education, 1978-1987
Faculty, Howard University School of Law, 1978-    ; professor of law, 1978-1989; adjunct professor of law, 1989-
Municipal attorney, Glenarden, Maryland, 1980-1987
State's attorney, Prince George's County, Maryland, 1987-1994

 

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