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educator , lawyer , writer

Edward Vincent McDermitt, American lawyer, educator, writer. Bar: District of Columbia 1981, United States District Court District of Columbia 1981.


McDermitt, Edward Vincent was born on November 29, 1953 in Hagerstown, Maryland, United States. Son of Edward Bernard and Genevieve Natalie (Gallo) McDermitt.


Bachelor, Georgetown University, 1975. Master of Arts, Georgetown University, 1978. Juris Doctor, University Santa Clara, 1980.

Master of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1984.


Research assistant University Santa Clara, California, 1980. Private practice Washington, since 1981. Associate Law Offices of Miller & Loewinger, 1982.

Research assistant University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1983—1984. Adjunct assistan professor Yale Gordon College Liberal Arts, University Baltimore, since 1991, visiting assistant professor, 1996. Adjunct associate professor University Maryland University College, 1998-2003, adjunct professor, since 2003, Collegiatte professor, since 2003.

Adjunct professor Montgomery College, Maryland, 2002—2010. Lecturer law Columbus School Law, Catholic University American, since 1999. Managing partner J-L-S Services, Washington, since 1985, Early and Valuable Memorabilia, Maryland, 1985—2005.

Research assistant University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1983-1984. Associate Law Offices Miller & Loewinger, Washington, 1982. Congressional intern to representative Pat Schroeder, Washington, 1975.

Volunteer attorney American Civil Liberties Union National Capital area, Washington, since 1982. Lecturer writing The Writer's Center, since 1987. Participant program instruction lawyers Harvard Law School, 1989—2005.


  • Bar: District of Columbia 1981, United States District Court District of Columbia 1981.


Volunteer McGovern for President campaign, Washington and Maryland, 1972, United Farmworkers Union, Washington, 1973-1977, Urban Coalition Basketball League, Washington, 1977-1978, Sarbanes re-election campaign, Maryland, 1982. Member District of Columbia Bar Association(consultant, lawyer/teacher partnership program since 1987), Superior Court Trial Lawyers Association, Washington Writers Group, International Platform Association, Association for Practical & Professional Ethics, Pi Sigma Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, poetry, fiction writing, military history, bridge.


Married Jane Langmead Springmann, June 28, 1986 (divorced 2010). Children: Edward S., Maureen K.

Edward Bernard McDermitt

Genevieve Natalie (Gallo) McDermitt

Jane Langmead Springmann

Maureen K. McDermitt

Edward S. McDermitt