Hon. Cheryl M. Long (Ret.)

Areas of Experience

Personal injury, family law, employment, medical malpractice, contracts, general commercial, real estate, product liability, professional liability, trusts and estates.

Professional Experience

  • Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 1988-2009.
  • Presiding Judge, Probate Division and Tax Division, 1996-2000.
  • Deputy Presiding Judge, Probate Division and Tax Division, 1994-1995.
  • Trial Judge: Civil I and Civil II; Domestic Relations I and Domestic Relations II.
  • Chair, Probate Rules Committee.
  • Chair, Tax Rules Committee.
  • Director, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia.
  • Trial Attorney, Enforcement Section, Division of Land and Natural Resources, United States Department of Justice.
  • Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia – Civil Division, Superior Court Division, and United States District Court Division.


  • Member Emerita, Board of Visitors, Georgetown University Law Center.
  • Member, Dispute Resolution Section, American Bar Association.
  • Fellow, American Bar Association Foundation.
  • Member, Washington Bar Association.
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar.
  • Recipient, Georgetown University Law Center Paul R. Dean Award, 2009.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  • Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, B.S.F.S.

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