University of Maryland, College of Arts and Sciences, B.A.
George Washington University National Law Center, J.D.
Posit ions
United States District Judge, United States District Court for the
District of Columbia (1979-present)
Chief Judge, United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Associate Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia
(1968-79) ; Presiding Judge, Family Division (1978-79)
Green & Green, Partner (1966-68)
Private Practice, D.C. and Virginia (1951-68)
Memberships and Activities
Judicial Conference of the United States, Committee on the Judicial
Chair (1997-98), National Conference of Federal Trial Judges
(American Bar Association)
Chair, Task Force of the District of Columbia Circuit on Gender,
Race and Ethnic Bias
Executive Women in Government (chair, 1977)
Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Federal Judges Association (board of directors, 1985-89)
National Association of Women Judges
Board of Advisors, George Washington University Law School
The District of Columbia Bar
Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (president,
Federal Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association
Arlington County, Virginia, Bar Association (honorary)
Women’s Forum of Washington, D.C.
Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity
Professional Honors Include, among others,
Intelligence Under Law Award, National Security Agency (1996)
United States Department of Justice Edmund J. Randolph Award (1995)
Agency Seal Medallion, Central Intelligence Agency (1995)
Agency Seal Medallion, National Security Agency (1995)
Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Security Award (1995)
The Chief Justice’s Award (1995)
1994 Judicial Honoree of the Year, Bar Association of the District
of Columbia.
Honorary Doctor of Laws, George Washington University (1994)
Co-honoree, National Security Law Moot Court Competition, George
Washington University Law School (established 1992 and continuing
Distinguished Alumna Award, George Washington University (1989)
Woman Lawyer of the Year, Women’s Bar Association of the District
of Columbia (1979)
Women’s Legal Defense Fund Award for “Outstanding Contribution to
Equal Rights” (1976)
George Washington University Alumni Achievement Award (1975)
Green, Long & Murawski , “Dissolution of Marriage” (McGraw-Hill)
1986, and supplements
Green & Long, “Marriage and Family Law” (McGraw-Hill) 1984, and
subsequent supplements
October 1995. Judicial- speaker for the U.S. Information Agency
program at Militia Academy in Minsk, Republic of Belarus. (Twoweek teaching assignment re law enforcement and the U.S. criminal
Justice system).
Judge Green is the widow of Samuel Green, Esq., and has three
children: Michael, June and James