Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit. Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 13, 1983, to a seat vacated by George E. MacKinnon; Confirmed by the Senate on September 20, 1983, and received commission on September 20, 1983. Service terminated on May 26, 1989, due to resignation.
George Washington University, A.B., 1968
Brown University, M.A., 1969
Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1973
Chas Fagan is a self-taught artist who grew up in Brussels and graduated from Yale University. He was influenced by European masters, and his work includes portraiture, landscapes, and sculpture. One of his most noted portraits is of Mrs. Barbara Bush and her dog, Millie, which has hung in the White House. One of Mr. Fagan’s most notable sculptures is an 8 foot bronze of President George H. W. Bush, which is the centerpiece of a monument to the former President in Sesquicentennial Park in Houston, Texas.
Mr. Fagan’s works have been exhibited by the Shain Gallery in Charlotte, North Carolina, in the Metropolitan Gallery in Washington, D.C., and in the Somerville Manning Gallery in Greenville, Delaware.
Law clerk, Hon. David W. Dyer, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1973-1974
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1974-1975
Law clerk, Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, Supreme Court of the United States, 1975-1977
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1977-1980
Counselor to the U.S. attorney general, Department of Justice, 1981-1983
Solicitor General of the United States, 1989-1993
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1993-present
Independent counsel, Whitewater investigation, 1994-1999