Professional: Retired member of the Editorial Board, The Washington Post
Member, New York and District of Columbia Bars
Employment: 198 1-97, Editorial writer, The Washington Post
1978-8 1, Washington Counsel, Aetna Life and Casualty
1977-78, Partner, Debevoise and Lieberman
1965-77, Legislative assistant and counsel to Senator Jacob K.
1962-64, Counsel to Senate Judiciary Committee and to Senator
1961-62, Law clerk, Judge Orman W. Ketcham, Juvenile Court of
Javits, United States Senate
Kenneth B. Keating, United States Senate
the District of Columbia
Education: J.D. Yale Law School, 1961.
B.A. Marymount College, summa cum laude, 1958
Board of Directors, Moot Court
Associations : Member, Project on the Judiciary, Task Force on Criticism
And Intimidation of Judges, The Century Fund (formerly
The Twentieth Century Fund) September 1998- February 2000
University, February-June, 1998
and business leaders, 1974-82
Shapiro Fellow and adjunct professor, George Washington
Lecturer, Brookings Institution courses for senior civil servants
President, Yale Law School Association, 1982-84
Member of the board of directors, Center for Development and
Member, Board of Directors Marymount College Alumnae
Population Activities, 1982-85
Association 1968-71
Weekly volunteer, emergency room, Suburban Hospital, Bethesda,
Maryland, 1997-present
Personal: Born New York City, October 22, 1936
Parents: John F. and Mildred King Connell
Married Alexander Shako w, World Bank official,
Three sons: John David (February 10, 1969)
December 26, 1967
Peter Jeremy (September 19, 1970)
Thomas Edward (November 15, 1972)
Two grandchildren: James and Benjamin Shakow (July 3 1,2000)