Anita Josey-Herring Honored by Georgetown University Law Center
Anita Josey-Herring will be one of five distinguished alumni receiving the Paul R. Dean Alumni Award from the Georgetown University Law Center. The award, named for former Law Center Dean Paul R. Dean, is given to outstanding alumni who have exhibited leadership to Georgetown Law and to the legal profession. It will be presented during the Law Center’s Reunion Weekend on October 20.
Anita was appointed as an associate judge of the District of Columbia Superior Court in 1997. She has served in the Civil, Criminal and Family Divisions of the Court and is a former presiding judge of the Family Court Division. Prior to joining the bench, she was a trial attorney and deputy director of the District of Columbia Public Defender Service. Josey-Herring is a member of several organizations, including the U.S. Supreme Court Bar and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. She has been involved in numerous community volunteer activities and has received many awards and recognitions, including two resolutions from the District of Columbia City Council for distinguished service.