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Darlene Camille Grant Bruce

Darlene Camille Grant Bruce, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1987, United States District Court (eastern district) New York, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1990, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1996, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1999; certified training, National Institute Corrections.

Background

  • Bruce, Darlene Camille Grant was born on April 25, 1959 in Jackson Heights, New York, United States. Daughter of Leonard DaCosta and Lucille Eleanor Grant.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brandeis University, 1981. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1986.

    Career

    • Judicial clerk, Judge Mary Johnson Lowe United States District Court New York, New York City, 1984. Judicial clerk, Judge Paul Webber Superior Court, Washington, 1985. Associate Cullen & Dykman, Garden City, New York, 1986-1987, Law Offic Lee H. Bostic, Queens Village, 1987-1989.

      Assistant attorney general Virgin Islands Department Justice, Solicitor General division, United States Virgin Islands, 1989-1994. Assistant general counsel Council for District of Columbia, Office of General Counsel, 1994. General counsel for prison litigation National Council on Crime and Delinquency, Washington, 1994-1998.

      Special master United States District Court Virgin Islands, 1996-1999. Associate counsel New York State Assembly, Albany, 1998-1999. General counsel Berkshire Farm Center and Services Youth, Canaan, New York, since 1999.

      Instructor Charles Hamilton Houston Institute, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1987, United States District Court (eastern district) New York, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1990, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1996, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1999. Certified training, National Institute Corrections.

    Membership

    Chair Brandeis University alumni admissions council, 1990-1999. Chair St. Thomas Interagy. Council on Homeless, 1992-1994.

    Legal advisor Virgin Islands Institute Performing Arts, 1993-1994. Board trustees, Corona-East Elmhurst Civic Association, 1987-1989. Member American Bar Association, National Bar Association, American Correctional Association (legal affairs committee since 1997), New York State Bar Association, Metropolitan Black Bar Association (board directors since 1997), Macon B. Allen Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Virgin Islands Bar Association, Phi Delta Phi, Delta Sigma Theta, Inc.

    (legal advisor 1992-1994, vice president 1990-1992).

    Connections

    • Married Raymond Lloyd Bruce, November 30, 1996.
    • father: Leonard DaCosta
    • mother: Lucille Eleanor Grant
    • spouse: Raymond Lloyd Bruce
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    Born April 25, 1959
    (age 58)
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