Henry F. Greene

Professorial Lecturer in Law


2000 H Street, NW Washington DC 20052

Henry F. Greene is a Senior Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. He was appointed as an Associate Judge by President Reagan in 1981, reappointed in 1996, appointed as a Senior Judge in 2000, and reappointed in 2004 and 2008. He has presided over trials in the Civil, Criminal and Family Divisions of the Court, chaired the Court's Rules Committee from 1991 to 2000, sat by designation on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and has been active in the training of new judges regarding legal and process issues in jury selection and management, both in the District of Columbia and at the National Judicial College.

He was an editor of the second and third editions of Criminal Jury Instructions for the District of Columbia, and is the co-author of the fifth edition of The Law of Evidence in the District of Columbia, published in January of 2011. Before his appointment to the bench, he clerked for Judge William B. Bryant of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and served as an Assistant United States Attorney for thirteen years.

BA, Harvard College; LLB, Columbia Law School