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Lawyer

Roger Campbell Spaeder, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1971, United States District Court District of Columbia 1971, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1971, United States Court Claims 1979, United States District Court Maryland 1984, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea and 4th circuits) 1985, United States Supreme Court 1976. Recipient Special Achievement award Department Justice, 1971.

Background

Spaeder, Roger Campbell was born on December 20, 1943 in Cleveland. Son of Ferdinand N. and Luceil (Campbell) Spaeder.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Bowling Green University, 1965. Juris Doctor with honors, George Washington University, 1970.

Career

Assistant United States attorney District of Columbia, Washington, 1971-1976. Retired; partner Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Washington, 1976—2009. Faculty Attorney General Advocacy Institute, 1974-1976, National Institute Trial Advisory, 1978-1979.

Adjunct faculty Georgetown University Law Center, 1979-1980, American University Center Administration Justice, 1976-1979. Lecturer District of Columbia Bar Continuing Legal Education Programs, 1980-1990. Cardozo Prize judge Yale Law School, 1992.

Master emeritus Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court, since 1996. Member District of Columbia Circuit Judicial Conference, 1991.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1971, United States District Court District of Columbia 1971, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1971, United States Court Claims 1979, United States District Court Maryland 1984, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea and 4th circuits) 1985, United States Supreme Court 1976.

Membership

Member Defense Research Institute, 1986—2008. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Bar Association (co-chair committee on complex crimes litigation 1989-1992, division co-director section litigation 1992-1994), Bar Association District of Columbia (lecturer Criminal Practice Institute 1977-1980), District of Columbia Bar (committee criminal jury instructions 1972, division courts lawyers, administration of justice 1976-1978.

Advisory committee continuing legal education 1986), Association Plaintiffs' Trial Attorneys, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Frances DeSales Sutherland, September 7, 1968. Children: Michael, Matthew.

father:
Ferdinand N. Spaeder

mother:
Luceil (Campbell) Spaeder

spouse:
Frances DeSales Sutherland

child:
Matthew Spaeder

child:
Michael Spaeder