Biographical Sketch: Hon. Thomas A. FlanneryDawn Bellinger2019-04-05T17:19:50-04:00
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FLANNERY, THOMAS A. United States District Judge District of Columbia Office address: U.S. Courthouse 333 Constitution Avenue, N. W. Washington, D. c. 20001 Phone: (202) 273-0742 Born: Washington, D. c. May 10, 1918 Judge Flannery was appointed United States District Judge for the District of Columbia on December 6, 1971, and entered on duty December 20, 1971. He graduated from the Columbus Law School (Catholic University) LL. B., 1940. He took senior judge status on May 10, 1985. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force as a combat intelligence officer (European Theatre of Operations) 1942-1945: private practice of law and Department of Justice 1945-1950: Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Columbia, 1950-1962; partner, law firm of Hamilton and Hamilton, District of Columbia, 1962-1969; U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1969-1971. Judge Flannery is married to the former Rita Sullivan and has two children: Thomas A. Flannery, Jr., and Irene Marie Flannery. He is a member of the American Bar Association and a Judicial Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has served on the Judicial Conference Cammi ttee on Administration of the Probation System, 1973-1979; Judicial Conferencfi! Committee on the Administration of the Magistrates system, 1982-1987; Federal Judicial Center’s Committee to Study Criminal Jury Instructions, 1982-1987; Chairman, Judicial Conference Committee on Intercircuit Assignments, 1984-1990. vji