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Stephen Allan Saltzburg

consultant , law educator

Stephen Allan Saltzburg, American law educator, consultant. Bar: California 1971, District of Columbia 1972, Virginia 1976.


Saltzburg, Stephen Allan was born on September 10, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jack Leonard and Mildred (Osgood) Adelman.


AB, Dickinson College, 1967. Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania, 1970.


Law clerk United States District Court (northern district) California, San Francisco, 1970-1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1971-1972. Assistant professor law school University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1972-1974, associate professor, 1974-1977, professor, 1977-1987, Class of 1962 professor, 1987-1990. Howrey professor trial advocacy, litigation and professional responsibility George Washington University Law School, Washington, 1990—2004, Wallace and Beverley Woodbury university professor, since 2004.

Reporter Alaska Rules of Evidence, 1976-1977, Alaska Civil Jury Instructions, 1979-1981, Advisory Committee on Rules of Criminal Procedure, 1984-1989, Virginia Rules on Evidence, 1984-1985, Civil Justice Act Advisory Group, United States District Court District of Columbia, 1992-1993, chairman, 1994-1999, associate independant councel, 1987-1988. Deputy assistant attorney general criminal division United States Department Justice, 1988-1989. Ex officio member United States Sentencing Commission, 1989-1990.

Member advisory committee on Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, 1989-1995, on Federal Rules of Evidence, 1992-1995. Mediator dispute resolution program United States Court Appeals, since 1993.


  • Bar: California 1971, District of Columbia 1972, Virginia 1976.



Member of American Bar Association (chairman committee on trial advocacy criminal justice section 1992-1996, co-chairman task force on civil trial standards litigation section 1996-1997, task force on Indiana Counsel Act litigation section 1997-1999, member criminal justice section council since 2000, task force on terrorism and the law 2001-2002, litigation section council 2001-2004, house delegations since 2001, task force on gatekeeper regulation and the profession since 2002, task force on enemy combatants since 2002, chair American Bar Association Justice Kennedy Commission 2003-2004, co-chair commission effective criminal sanctions 2005-2008, litigation section council since 2009), American Law Institute (life).


Married Susan Lee, March 10, 1990. Children: Mark Winston, Lisa Marie, Diane Elizabeth, David Lee Mussehl.

Jack Leonard Adelman

Mildred (Osgood) Adelman

Susan Lee

Mark Winston Saltzburg

Lisa Marie Saltzburg

Diane Elizabeth Saltzburg

David Lee Mussehl Saltzburg