Alexander Williams, Jr.
Judge Williams’s breadth and scope of experience that he brings to our clients is impressive. Prior to his appointment to the federal bench, Judge Williams practiced as a private sole practitioner specializing in criminal defense (1974-86). During this time, he also served as Assistant Public Defender (1977-78) and Special Counsel and Hearing Examiner (1978-87). Judge Williams was then elected State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County, Maryland (elected for two terms, 1987-1994). In 1994 Judge Williams was nominated by President Clinton to the US District Court for the District of Maryland and served the Court with distinction until his retirement in 2014.
Judge Alexander Williams has written over 7 volumes of published opinions and has served for many years as a Professor at the Howard University Law School where he most recently taught Criminal Trial Advocacy. Judge Williams is recognized as a top attorney and has earned a perfect 10.0 "Superb" rating from Avvo, one of the most respected attorney rating services in the country.
M.A.R.S., Temple University, 1995
M.A., Howard University School of Divinity, 1991
J.D., Howard University School of Law, 1973
B.A., Howard University, 1970