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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release February 11, 1997
                       TO THE D.C. SUPERIOR COURT

President Clinton today nominated Patricia A. Broderick and Mary Ann Gooden Terrell to serve on the Superior Court for the District of Columbia.

Patricia A. Broderick is currently working as Special Counsel at the Justice Department's Violence Against Women Office. In the past five years, she also has served in the Department of Treasury as Chief of the International Section of the Office of Financial Enforcement, and as an attorney in the Task Force on Tax Refund Fraud. Following her tenure as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia from 198 2 to 1989, she served in the Justice Department's Criminal Division from 1989 to 1992. Broderick earned her undergraduate degree from Trinity College in Washington, D.C., her law degree from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University, and her M.A. in Rehabilitation Counseling from George Washington University. She is an adjunct professor of law at George Washington University. She resides in the District of Columbia.

Mary Ann Gooden Terrell is Associate Director, Office of Legal Programs, at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. From 1989 to 1995 she was an attorney at the Resolution Trust Corporation. Terrell also served as an attorney for the Federal Home Loan Bank Board in 1989 and as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia from 1984 to 1989. She was an Executive Assistant to the D.C. City Council Chairman from 1980 to 1983. Terrell earned her undergraduate degree from Howard University, her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and her M.A. in Teaching from Antioch College. She resides in the District of Columbia.