James D. Ridgway

James D. Ridgway

Title: Professorial Lecturer in Law

Address: 2000 H Street, N.W, Washington, DC 20052
Email: jridgway@law.gwu.edu

Education
B.S., College of William & Mary; J.D., University of Virginia

Biographical Sketch
Professor Ridgway is the Chief Counsel for Policy and Procedure at the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. He clerked for the Hon. Kenneth Kramer, an original member of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC), and was the senior law clerk to the Hon. Alan G. Lance, Sr. for nearly eight years. In between his periods with the CAVC, Professor Ridgway was an assistant state attorney in Chicago for five years. While in Chicago, he taught appellate advocacy at the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.

Professor Ridgway is the president of the CAVC's bar association for 2012-13. As part of the Board of Governor’s for the bar association, he publishes the quarterly Veterans Law Journal, helped found the National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition (NVLMCC), and presents an Introduction to Veterans Law at law schools across the country.

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