Craig Iscoe


Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., University of Texas; J.D., Stanford; LL.M., Georgetown

B.A., University of Texas; J.D., Stanford; LL.M., Georgetown. Professor Iscoe has been a Judge on the...

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B.A., University of Texas; J.D., Stanford; LL.M., Georgetown. Professor Iscoe has been a Judge on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia since 2003.  He has presided over hundreds of jury and non-jury trials.  For twenty-five years before taking the bench, he held a variety of litigation and other legal and teaching positions. From 1992-2003, he was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Fraud and Public Corruption Section of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, where he prosecuted cases involving telemarketing, securities, contract, and other financial fraud, public corruption at District and other federal agencies, police corruption, and other matters. From 2002 – 2003, he served on a special assignment to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Trial Unit in the Division of Enforcement, where he was co-lead counsel in a successful trial against Ernst & Young for violating auditor independence rules. From 1997 until 2001, Professor Iscoe served as Associate Deputy Attorney General in the Justice Department, focusing on national security and white collar issues. Professor Iscoe joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 1986, after serving as a civil litigation associate at Arent Fox, and prosecuted a wide variety of cases in D.C. Superior Court, such as armed robbery, violent assault, homicide, and drug distribution, and then prosecuted other offenses in U.S. District Court. From 1991-1992, he was an Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt Law School, where he directed the Juvenile Law Clinic and Trial Practice program. He has also served as a Visiting Professor Georgetown University Law Center’s Institute for Public Representation and as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown teaching Trial Practice and Professional Responsibility.