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Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the Mayor
A PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF
Chairman Linda W. Cropp, at the request of the Mayor,
introduced the following resolution which was
referred to the Committee on Government Operations.
To confirm the mayoral appointment of Charles James
Willoughby as the Inspector General in the Office of
the Inspector General.
RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the
"Office of the Inspector General Charles James Willoughby
Confirmation Approval Resolution of 2005".
Sec. 2. The Council of the District
of Columbia confirms the appointment of:
Mr. Charles James Willoughby
1745 North Portal
Washington, D.C. 20012
as Inspector General in the Office of the Inspector
General, in accordance with section 2 of the Confirmation Act of
1978, effective March 3, 1979 (D.C. Law 2-142; D.C. Official Code §1-523.01), to serve at the pleasure of the Mayor for a term not to
exceed May 19, 2008, as specified under the provisions of section 208
(a)(1)(A-ii) of the District of Columbia Procurement Practices Act of
1985, effective February 21, 1986 (D.C. Law 624 85; D.C. Official Code
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact
statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 602 (c)(3)
of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973
(87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code §1-206.02(c)(3)).
Sec. 4. The Secretary of the Council
of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution,
upon its adoption, each to the nominee and to the Mayor.
Sec. 5. This resolution shall take
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CHARLES JAMES WILLOUGHBY
1745 North Portal Drive, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20012
OBJECTIVE: To affiliate with a progressive organization
in which my legal training and experience in the areas of government,
law, and. education can be contributory to the 'achievement of its goals
and objectives, as well as personally fulfilling and rewarding.
1998-Present, Assistant Inspector General and Counsel,
Office of the Inspector General, Federal Communications Commission,
1997-1998, Senior Associate, General Counsel for Litigation,
Office of the General Counsel, Howard University, Washington, DC
1990-1997, Staff Counsel, Committee on Standards of Official Conduct ("Ethics
Committee"), U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC
1984-1990, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Office of the U.S.
Attorney, Washington, DC
1982-1984, Staff Attorney, Louisiana World's Fair, New
1979-1982, Assistant City Attorney, Office of the City
Attorney, New Orleans, LA
1978-1979, Assistant District Attorney, Office of the District Attorney for Orleans Parish, New
1977-1978, Staff Attorney, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Mankato, MN
1976-1977, Associate Law Partner, Dorsey & Marks, New
Selected examples of the scope and breadth of
- Prosecuted felonies and
misdemeanors, presented matters to grand juries, litigated civil matters
before state and federal courts, and litigated matters
before. such administrative bodies as the Administrative Law Judges of the U.S.
Department of Labor.
- Investigated allegations of
misconduct against officers and employees of the federal government.
- Supervised attorneys in trial
preparation and presentation.
- Screened civil rights matters (Dept.
of H.E.W.) and criminal matters for local district attorney's and U.S.
Attorney's. offices to determine if grounds existed for the bringing of
- Provided counsel to individuals
(e.g. consumer rights, landlord/tenant, real estate, social security),
governmental bodies (e.g. civil service, federal regulations), Members
and employees of Congress (e.g. ethics) and corporate entities (e.g.
employment discrimination, contract, real estate, copyright, legislative
- Provided counsel to the Inspector
General of the Federal Communications Commission.
- Drafted policy statements (e.g.
condominium conversion), contracts (e.g. supplier, licensing leases, employment) and prospectus on Citizen Action Center for
coordination of programs to provide assistance, mediation and advocacy on behalf of citizens.
- (Adjunct Faculty), Xavier
University, New Orleans
- Guest Lecturer, Dillard
University, New Orleans
- Participant in the Fordham
University conference on the role of religion in the practice of law.
- Participant in the development of
the zoning "overlay" for 16th Street Heights
Court Affiliations (Past and Present)
- District of Columbia Court of
- District of Columbia Superior Court
- U.S. District Courts (D.C. and
Eastern District of Louisiana)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth
- Supreme Court of Louisiana
- Criminal District Court for Orleans
- Civil District Court for Orleans
- Minnesota State Courts
Professional and Civic Affiliations (Past and Present)
- District of Columbia Bar Association
- Louisiana State Bar Association
- Washington Bar Association
- Commissioner-District of Columbia
Commission on Human Rights
- Member of Board on Professional
Responsibility, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
- Hearing Officer-Office of Fair
Employment Practices of U.S. House of Representatives
- Delegate-District of Columbia
- Member-Charlotte E. Ray American Inn
- Speaker-U.S. Attorney's anti-drug
- Board Member Neighbor's Inc.
- Vice-President/Board Member-16th
Street Heights Civic Association
- Clark of Session-Sixth Presbyterian
Juris Doctor, 1975
Howard University Law School, Washington, D.C.
Bachelor of Arts-Political Science, 1971
College, Jamestown, ND