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Constance Smith Rotan

Constance Smith Rotan was American academic administrator, educator, lawyer. Bar: United States District Court District of Columbia, United States Court Appeals 1969, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980. Member National Bar Association, National Association College and University Attorneys, Waring/Mitchell Law Society (vice president 1985-1986), Links, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha (vice president 1987-1989).

Background

  • Rotan, Constance Smith was born on April 19, 1935 in Baton Rouge. Daughter of Edward Moses and Ruby Cleo Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Southern University, 1956. Postgraduate, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1956. Postgraduate, Howard University, 1958.

      Juris Doctor, Howard University, 1967.

    Career

    • With Howard University, Washington, 1958-1964, 72—, assistant dean, assistant professor law school law, 1972-1975, secretary, trustee Washington, 1987-1989, vice president administration, secretary, trustee, since 1989, retired, 1992. Trial attorney United States Department Justice, 1968-1970. Assistant general counsel United Planning Organization, 1970-1972.

      Public member United States Information Agency Foreign Service Selection Panel, Washington, 1986-1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: United States District Court District of Columbia, United States Court Appeals 1969, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980.

    Membership

    Member National Bar Association, National Association College and University Attorneys, Waring/Mitchell Law Society (vice president 1985-1986), Links, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha (vice president 1987-1989).

    Connections

    • Married James Rotan Junior, August 1, 1959. Children: Kevin D., Michael K.
    • father: Edward Moses
    • mother: Ruby Cleo Smith
    • spouse: James Rotan Junior
    • children: Kevin D. Rotan
    • Michael K. Rotan
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    Born April 19, 1935
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