Patrick J. Attridge Magistrate Judge Patrick J. Attridge graduated from St John’s University, N.Y. and Georgetown University Law Center. Following 27 years of litigation practice in the District of Columbia and Maryland, he was appointed a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. In addition to his judicial duties, Judge Attridge served on several District Court committees and the Security, Space and Facilities Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States by appointment of Chief Justice William Rehnquist. Judge Attridge retired after 15 years of service.