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Gerard Ellsworth Mitchell

Gerard Ellsworth Mitchell, American lawyer. Bar: Maryland 1969, District of Columbia 1970, United States District Court District of Columbia 1970, United States District Court Maryland 1975. Named one of 75 Best Lawyers in Washington, Washingtonian survey magazine, 2002; recipient Lawyer Year award, Trial Lawyers Association Metropolitan District of Columbia, 1984.

Background

  • Mitchell, Gerard Ellsworth was born on December 30, 1944 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Howard Bundy and Alma Gertrude (Metcalf) Mitchell.

  • Education

    • AB, Georgetown University, 1966. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1969.

    Career

    • Law clerk to judge Montgomery County Circuit Court, Rockville, Maryland, 1969-1970. Assistant state's attorney Montgomery County, 1971-1972. Partner Stein, Mitchell & Mezines, Washington, since 1972.

      Adjunct professor Washington College Law, American University, Washington, 1973-1974. Instructor District of Columbia Bar Continuing Legal Education Progressive Civ. Trial Practic, 1976-1979.

      District of Columbia Superior Court Advisory Committee Civ. Rules, 1978-2000, Judicial Conference District of Columbia, 1981-1992. Faculty, Georgetown University Continuing Legal Education Progressive, 1990-1995.

      Maryland Judicial Committee Pro Bono, 1999-2000.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Maryland 1969, District of Columbia 1970, United States District Court District of Columbia 1970, United States District Court Maryland 1975.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors The Heights School, Potomac, Maryland, 1986. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member Bar Association District of Columbia (board directors 1984-1986), Trial Lawyers Association Metropolitan Washington (president 1977-1978), National Board Trial Advocacy (certified trial advisory 1982-1989), Montgomery Company American Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Germana Biondi. Children: Julie, Denis, Patrick, John Paul, Robert, Mark, David.
    • father: Howard Bundy Mitchell
    • mother: Alma Gertrude (Metcalf) Mitchell
    • spouse: Germana Biondi
    • children: Julie Mitchell
    • Denis Mitchell
    • Patrick Mitchell
    • John Paul Mitchell
    • Robert Mitchell
    • Mark Mitchell
    • David Mitchell
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    Born December 30, 1944
    (age 72)
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