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J. Curtis Herge

J. Curtis Herge, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, United States Court Claims 1974, District of Columbia 1974, Virginia 1976. Sebastian Gaeta scholar Rutgers University, 1963.


  • Herge, J. Curtis was born on June 14, 1938 in Flushing, New York, United States. Son of Henry Curtis and Josephine E. (Breen) Herge.

  • Education

    • Student, Cornell University, 1958. Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1961. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1963.


    • Associate Mudge Rose Guthrie & Alexander, New York City, 1963-1971. Special assistant to attorney general United States Department Justice, Washington, 1973. Associate solicitor conservation and wildlife United States Department Interior, 1973-1974, assistant to secretary and chief staff, 1974-1976.

      Partner Sedam & Herge, McLean, Virginia, 1976-1985, Herge, Sparks & Christopher LLP, McLean, since 1985. Board directors Diversified Laboratories, Inc., Ann E.W. Stone & Associates, Inc., Palmer Technology Services, Inc., Eaton Design Group, Inc., George Washington Banking Corporation, Eaton Purchase Management, Inc., George Washington National Bank, Congressional Institute Inc., Citizens United for American, American Defense Lobby, Council National Defense, Renascence Foundation, The American Lobby Economic Recovery Taskforce, National Bank Northern Virginia, American Freedom Foundation, Creative Response Concepts Inc., Congressional Institute, Inc. Speaker in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, United States Court Claims 1974, District of Columbia 1974, Virginia 1976.


    Advisory board Washington Legal Foundation, National Taxpayers Legal Fund. Virginia Commonwealth escheator Loudoun County and City of Fairfax, 1979-1983. Co-director spokesmen resources Committee for Re-election of President, 1971-1972.

    Member Northern Virginia Estate Planning Council. Member natural resources council Republican National Committee. Member Fairfax County Republican Committee, Conservative Republican Committee.

    Member Office President-Elect Federal Election Commission Transition Team, 1980. Co-chairman New York Honor American Day, 1970. Expert witness, charitable fund-raising, United States Tax Court.

    Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Capital Hill Club, Phi Kappa Sigma. Clubs: Capitol Hill.


    • Married Joyce Dorean Humbert, August 20, 1960 (divorced 1988). Children: Cynthia Lynda, Christopher Curtis. Married Shirley Brooks Labonte, December 22, 1989.
    • father: Henry Curtis Herge
    • mother: Josephine E. (Breen) Herge
    • spouses: Joyce Dorean Humbert
    • Shirley Brooks Labonte
    • children: Cynthia Lynda Herge
    • Christopher Curtis Herge
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