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Denise Jefferson Casper

federal judge

Denise Jefferson Casper, American federal judge. Bar: Massachusetts 1994, New York 1995; United States District Court Massachusetts 1995, United States Court of Appeals (1st. circuit) 1996.

Background

Casper, Denise Jefferson was born in 1968 in East Patchogue, New York, United States. Daughter of Eugene and Marcia Jefferson.

Education

Bachelor, Wesleyan University, 1990. Juris Doctor, Harvard, 1994.

Career

Law clerk to Honorary Justice Edith Fine & Honorary Justice J. Harold Flannery Massachusetts Appeals Court, Boston, 1994-1995. Associate Bingham Dana Limited liability partnership, 1995-1998. Assistant United States attorney United States Department Justice, 1999—2005, deputy chief Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force, 2004—2005.

Instructor Boston U School Law, 2005—2007. Deputy district attorney Middlesex District Attorney' General’ s Office, Cambridge, 2007—2010. Judge United States District Court Massachusetts, Boston, since 2010.

Board directors Volunteer Lawyer's Project Boston, since 1998, special assistant district attorney Plymouth County District Attorney Office, 1997.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 1994, New York 1995. United States District Court Massachusetts 1995, United States Court of Appeals (1st. circuit) 1996.

Membership

Chair, board directors People Making a Difference Through Community Service Inc. Boston 1995-1999. Member Massachusetts Black Women's Atty's Association (executive board member 1998-2000), Boston Bar Association (council, 2002-2006), Women's Bar Association (board trustees, secretary), Delta Sigma Theta.

Connections

Married Marc N. Casper, August 20, 1994.

father:
Eugene Jefferson

mother:
Marcia Jefferson

spouse:
Marc N. Casper