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Todd E. Edelman

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Todd E. Edelman
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Current Court Information:
Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Barack Obama
Active:   6/2010-Present
Preceded by:   Cheryl M. Long
Past post:   Clinical professor, Georgetown Law School
Past term:   2008-2010
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Yale University, 1990
Law School:   New York University School of Law, 1994

Todd E. Edelman is an associate justice on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. He was nominated in 2010 by President Barack Obama and was confirmed by the Senate on June 22, 2010.

Education

Edelman received a B.A. in Political Science from Yale College in 1990 and a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1994.[1]

Professional career

  • 2010-Present: Associate justice, Superior Court of the District of Columbia
  • 2008-2010: Clinical professor, Georgetown Law School
  • 2005-2008: Of counsel, Bredhoff and Kaiser, PLLC
  • 2004-2008: Adjunct professor, Georgetown Law School
  • 2004-2005: Training director, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • 2002-2004: Chief attorney, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • 2000-2002: Supervising attorney, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • 1997-2000: Staff attorney, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • 1995-1997: Fellow, Georgetown University Law Center
  • 1994-1995: Law clerk, Judge William B. Bryant, United States District Court for the District of Columbia[2]

Judicial career

Superior Court nomination

In June 2010, Judge Edelman was nominated by President Obama to serve as an Associate Justice for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.[3][4] His nomination was confirmed on June 22, 2010.[5]

Awards and associations

  • 2012: Distinguished Alumni Award, Ladue Horton Watkins High School
  • 2007-2010: Board of directors, Washington Council of Lawyers
  • 2006-2010: Steering committee, District of Columbia Bar Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section
  • 2003: Wasserstein Public Interest Fellowship, Harvard Law School[2]

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References

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