President Obama Nominates Jason D. Tulley to Serve on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, President Obama nominated Jason D. Tulley to serve on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
“I am pleased to nominate Jason D. Tulley to serve on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia,” said President Obama. “I am confident he will serve the District of Columbia with integrity and a steadfast commitment to justice.”
Jason D. Tulley: Nominee for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia:
Jason D. Tulley has served in the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia since 2003, where he currently serves as the Training Director, a position he has held since 2015. Prior to that, he served as Special Counsel, where he headed the organization’s Forensic Practice Group, focusing on litigation of science issues, including DNA evidence, fingerprints, and the psychology of eyewitness identification. During his thirteen years at the Public Defender Service, Tulley has tried a number of cases in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and also worked on forensic issues leading to the exoneration of clients. From 2000 to 2003, Tulley was a Deputy Capital Defender for the Capital Defender Office in New York City, where he represented indigent defendants in capital cases. From 1996 to 2000, he worked in private practice in Baltimore, Maryland. He began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Theodore G. Bloom of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland from 1995 to 1996. He received his J.D., Order of the Coif, from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1995 and his B.A., with honors, from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1992.