Michael L. Rankin

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Michael L. Rankin
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Current Court Information:
Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   1986-Present
Past post:   Deputy Chief, Felony Trial Division, United States Attorney's Office
Past term:   1984-1986
Personal History
Hometown:   Mississippi
Undergraduate:   Lincoln University
Law School:   Howard University School of Law
Military service:   US Army

Michael L. Rankin is an associate judge for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. He was appointed to the court by President Ronald Reagan in 1986.[1]

Education

Rankin received his undergraduate degree from Lincoln University in 1967 and his J.D. from Howard University School of Law in 1970.[1]

Military service

After earning his law degree, Rankin joined the U.S. Army, serving in the JAG Corps in Vietnam.[1]

Career

  • 1986-Present: Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia
  • 1984-1986: Deputy Chief, Felony Trial Division, United States Attorney's Office
  • 1981: Special Assistant, United States Attorney in the District of the Virgin Islands
  • 1980-1984: Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney for the District of Columbia
  • 1978-1980: Attorney, private practice
  • 1976-1978: Assistant Federal Public Defender, District of the Virgin Islands
  • 1972-1976: Public Defender Service of the District of Columbia
  • Attorney and advisor, Office of Economic Opportunity, Office of the General Counsel[1]

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