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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

Georgetown University (Bachelor of Arts, 1966). University of Virginia (Bachelor of Laws, 1969).

Career

Worked at Stein, Mitchell & Mezines (Washington, DC) specializing in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death. Admitted to the bar, 1969, Maryland. 1970, District of Columbia.

Recipient, Lawyer of the Year Award, Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., 1984. Member, Editorial Board, 1967-1968 and Notes and Decisions Editor, 1968-1969, Virginia Law Review. Adjunct Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University, 1973-1974.

Instructor: D.C. Bar Continuing Legal Education Program, Civil Trial Practice, 1976-1979. Medical Malpractice, 1984, 1988. Member, Georgetown University Continuing Legal Education Program, 1990-1995.

Law Clerk, Judge John P. Moore, Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland, 1969-1970. Assistant State's Attorney, Montgomery County, Maryland, 1971-1972. Master, Charles Fahy American Inn of Court, 1987-1988.

Member: D.C. Superior Court Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, 1978-1997. Judicial Conference of the District of Columbia, 1981-1992. Member: Montgomery County Bar Association.

The District of Columbia Bar. Bar Association of the District of Columbia (Member, Board of Directors, 1984-1986). Maryland State Bar Association, Inc.

Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. (Vice President, 1977-1978. President, 1978-1979). Maryland Trial Lawyers Association.

Maryland Chapter, American Board of Trial Advocates. The Counselors (President, 1989-1990). The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

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.