ALEXANDER WILLIAMS, JR., Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, since August 18, 1994.
Municipal attorney, Town of Fairmount Heights, 1975-87, and Town of Glenarden, 1975-87. Substitute Juvenile Master, Prince George's County, 1976-77. Staff attorney, Office of Public Defender, Prince George's County, 1977-78. Hearing examiner and special counsel, Board of Education, Prince George's County, 1978-87. Member, Commission on Medical Discipline, 1980-85. Municipal attorney, Town of Glenarden, 1980-87. Member, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, 1983-87 (chair, 1986-87); State's Attorneys Coordination Council, 1987-89; Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, 1984-86. State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1987-94. Member, Handgun Roster Board, 1992-94. Born in Washington, DC, May 8, 1948. Attended Theodore Roosevelt High School, Washington, DC; Howard University, B.A. (government), 1970; Howard University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1973. Howard University School of Divinity, M.A.R.S.-Ethics, 1991; Temple University, M.A., 1995. Law clerk to Judge James H. Taylor, Prince George's County Circuit Court, 1973-74. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1973; District of Columbia Bar, 1974. Founder, member, and first president, J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association. Member, National and Prince George's County Bar Associations. Private law practice, Beltsville and Hyattsville, 1974-86. Professor of Law, Howard University School of Law, 1978-86 (adjunct faculty, 1987-89). Founding member, Howard Law School 500 Club (endowment fund), 1991. Leader of Leaders Award, Prince George's County Public High School Principals, 1991. Honorary doctorate, Southeastern University, 1995.
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