Education and Background
Public Schools, Montgomery County, Maryland
St. Alban’s School, Washington, D.C. (Washington Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys, 1948-1951)
A.B., 1958, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.
1958 to 1961
Line officer (to LTJG, U.S.N.) aboard U.S.S. Chas. S. Sperry (DD697), U. S. Navy destroyer, U.S. Atlantic and Mediterranean Fleets. Qualified Command Duty Officer, Officer of the Deck Underway. U.S. Naval School of Military Justice (1959). Ship’s Prosecutor (1959-1961).
1964 to 1982
LL.B., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Private general practice of law as associate and partner (1968), Jackson & Campbell, P .C. (and predecessors), Washington, D.C., specializing in general civil litigation.
Admitted to practice in District of Columbia (1965) and Maryland (1966), including federal courts.
Admitted to practice before U. S. Supreme Court (1970).
1982 to 2004
United States District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Appointed June 25, 1982, by President Ronald Reagan). (Assumed Senior Status February 1 , 2002. Retired August 3 1 , 2004.)
Arbitrator (Commercial). American Arbitration Association
Memberships and Offices
Member of the Committee on the Administrative Office, U.S. Judicial Conference (1987-1994); Chairman (1991-1994).
Member of the Advisory Committee on the Federal Judicial Building (1986-1992).
Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (1981)
Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
Member (or former member) of: The American Bar Association; The District of Columbia Bar; Bar Association of the District of Columbia (Director 1972-1 978; President-elect 1982); and the Federal and Maryland State Bar Associations. Past Chair (1971-1972) of the Young Lawyers Section, Bar Association of the District of Columbia.
Member of the Barristers (Executive Committee 1972-1973; 1983-1984).
Member of the Lawyers’ Club of Washington (Board of Governors, 1989-92; President 1993-94).
Professorial Lecturer in Law, George Washington University Law Center (1985-2001).
Member of Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy (Boulder, Colorado; Gainesville, Florida)
Master of the Bench, Charles Fahy American Inn of Court VI (President 1987-1988).
Member of Phi Delta Phi (hon.)
Republican Precinct Chairman, Montgomery County, Maryland (1966-1972).
Member of the Dartmouth Club of Washington (President 1976-1978), Harvard Law School Association
Member of the Dartmouth College Alumni Council (1990- 1993).
Member of the Vestry, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Chevy Chase, Maryland (1969-1975); Registrar (1971-1975).
Member of the Rotary Club of Washington, D.C.
Member of the Board of Trustees, Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. (1985-1999); Vice Chairman (1991-1994).
Member of the Board of Trustees, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, Maryland (2001 – ).
Member of the Chevy Chase Club.
Member of the Metropolitan Club of the City of Washington, D. C. Member (nonresident) of the Harvard Clubs of New York City, Boston
Paul H. Nitze Fellow, St. Mary’s College of Maryland (2000-2001).
William Timbers Distinguished Lecturer, Dartmouth College (Fall 2000).