CATHERINE C. BLAKE, Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, since August 14, 1995 (Administrative Judge, April 1999 to January 3, 2003).
Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1977-83, and First Assistant U.S. Attorney 1983-85, 1986-87, for District of Maryland. U.S. Attorney (court-appointed) for District of Maryland, 1985-86. U.S. Magistrate Judge for District of Maryland, 1987-95. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, July 27, 1950. Radcliffe College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1972; Harvard University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1975. Admitted to Massachusetts Bar, 1975. Associate, Palmer & Dodge, Boston, 1975-77. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1977; District of Columbia Bar, 1979. Member, Federal and Maryland State Bar Associations; National Association of Women Judges. Member, Rule Day Club; Wednesday Law Club; Lawyers Round Table. Author, "Appellate Review of Criminal Sentencing in the Federal Courts, " Kansas Law Review 279 (1976); "Rules and Guidelines for the Management of Attorneys' Fees," University of Baltimore Law Review 1 (1997).
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July 1, 2009
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