Anita M. Josey-Herring is an Associate Judge on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
Education and career
Josey-Herring earned her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in 1987.
After graduating, she served as a law clerk for judge Herbert B. Dixon, Jr. on the D.C. Superior Court.
D.C. Superior Court
On September 2, 1997, President Bill Clinton nominated Josey-Herring to a fifteen-year term as an associate judge on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia to the seat vacated by Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. On October 30, 1997, the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs held a hearing on her nomination. On November 5, 1997, the Committee reported her nomination favorably to the senate floor. On November 7, 1997, the full Senate confirmed her nomination by voice vote.
On September 11, 2012, the Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure recommended that President Obama reappoint her to second fifteen-year term as a judge on the D.C. Superior Court.