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Mark Laurence Whitaker

Mark Laurence Whitaker, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1990, District of Columbia 1992, United States District Court Maryland 1995. Martin Luther King, Jr Academy grantee Northeastern University, 1977-1978. Member American Bar Association, Washington Bar Association, National Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar (district court digest committee since 1994).

Background

  • Whitaker, Mark Laurence was born on July 27, 1958 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Arthur Luther and Virginia Aileen (Carter) Whitaker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Northeastern University, 1981. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1990.

    Career

    • Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1983, advanced through grades to lieutenant, surface warfare officer, navigator Norfolk, Virginia, 1983-1987. Attorney, chief prosecutor, chief defense counsel Navy Judge Advisory General' General’ s Office, Charleston, South Carolina, 1990-1993, assistant division director Alexandria, Virginia, 1993-1994. Resigned, 1994; associate Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge, Washington, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1990, District of Columbia 1992, United States District Court Maryland 1995.

    Politics

    Christian men and women should pursue positions of public leadership and service within the government at the local, state, and federal levels.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Baptism, an act of full immersion following Christ’s example, is undertaken by those spiritually mature enough to understand its profound, symbolic significance: resurrection to new life in Christ.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Christians should take seriously their calling as salt and light.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Washington Bar Association, National Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar (district court digest committee since 1994).

    Personality

    Interests

    Computers, golf, basketball, jazz and choral music.

    Connections

    • Married Aileen Elizabeth Peck, November 10, 1984. Children: Sandra Marie, Mark Philip.
    • father: Arthur Luther Whitaker
    • mother: Virginia Aileen (Carter) Whitaker
    • spouse: Aileen Elizabeth Peck
    • children: Sandra Marie Whitaker
    • Mark Philip Whitaker
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    Born July 27, 1958
    (age 59)
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