Yesterday, the White House announced the nomination of the Honorable Errol Rajesh Arthur to serve as Associate Judge on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, where he currently serves as Presiding Magistrate Judge and on the Chief Judge's Judicial Leadership team. Judge Arthur is a longstanding and active supporter of APABA-DC, which endorsed his candidacy. Since 2010, Judge Arthur has been a Magistrate Judge in the Criminal Division, Domestic Violence Division, and Family Court. Previously, he worked in private practice, representing clients in criminal, family, and civil matters, as a staff attorney at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and as a clerk for the Honorable Mary A. Gooden Terrell of the D.C. Superior Court. He received his J.D. from the Howard University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Maryland.
Judge Arthur's nomination is pending confirmation by the U.S. Senate. The White House press release can be found here. Please join us in congratulating Judge Arthur!