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Ricardo C. Jackson, American judge. Bar: Pennsylvania 1969, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1969, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1969, United States Supreme Court 1973; licensed real estate salesman Pennsylvania. Recipient Appreciation award, Disciplinary Board Supreme Court, Pennsylvania, 1976, Community award, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1979; Tuition scholar, Howard University, 1963-1964, 1964-1965.


Jackson, Ricardo C. was born on August 27, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.


Bachelor of Science, Virginia Union University, 1962. Juris Doctor, Howard University, 1965.


General counsel. Danford Builders, Inc., Philadelphia, 1966—1970. Associate Nix & Nix, 1966—1969. Sole practice, since 1969.

Appointed special consultant Office of Economic Opportunity, 1970. Appointed contract attorney legal staff general counsel Philadelphia, 1970. Judge Municipal Court, since 1977, member civil rules committee, since 1978, chairman municipal court facilities committee, since 1978.

Member special committee elimination De Novo Criminal Trials, since 1978. Judge Court Common Pleas, Philadelphia, since 1981. Member hearing committee disciplinary board Supreme Court, Pennsylvania, 1972—1977, member minor court civil procedural rules committee, 1973—1977.

Member Judicial Council Pennsylvania, 1974, appointed member, 1973—1976. Served with United States Army Reserve, 1958-1961.


Chairman criminal justice task force Philadelphia Urban Coalition, 1970—1971. Member voter registration campaign Committee 1000, 1971. Board directors Public Interest Law Center, Philadelphia, 1976—1977, Crime Prevention Association, Philadelphia, 1969—1973.

Steering committee Community President' Seminars, 1970—1971. Member Philadelphia Fellowship Commission, 1971. Member juvenile gang committee Philadelphia Urban Coalition, 1973, Philadelphia Council Boy Scouts America, 1971—1977.

Board directors, by-laws committee People United Save Humanity, 1979. Legal preceptor American Foundation Negro Affairs, 1980. Member of Sigma Delta Tau, American Bar Association, World Association Judges World Peace Through Law Center (chairman committee juvenile justice 1981), Pennsylvania Conference State Trial Judges, American Judicature Society, American Arbitration Association, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Philadelphia Bar Association (vice chairman committee assistance to school district 1971, co-vice chairman prepaid legal fees committee 1972, member judiciary committee 1973-1975, Pennsylvania Bar Association 1973-1977, chairman judiciary committee 1975, delegate to house delegations, member various committees), Pennsylvania Bar Association, National Bar Association (lawyers committee bar 1971, judicial council), Barrister Association Philadelphia (president 1970-1974), Kappa Alpha Psi.