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Victor Williams

Chair and Senior Counsel
America First Lawyers Association: Lawyers and Law Professors for Trump

Phone: (301) 951-9045
E-mail:
victorkeithwilliams @ yahoo.com



Biography

Victor Williams was appointed as an Adjunct Faculty member to teach “Written and Oral Advocacy" in Spring 2018.

Williams held prior full-time affiliation as a tenured Associate Professor at the City University of New York’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice and as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law.

Victor Williams founded, and presently serves as Chair and Senior Counsel of, the "America First Lawyers Association: Lawyers and Law Professors for Trump."

This Super PAC supported Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and now champions the Trump Administration’s policies, appointments, and political activities.

Professor Williams' law course offerings have included Federal Courts, Criminal Procedure, Legal Writing, Law and Religion, Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Law & Economics, and the Federal Appointments Processes.

Williams holds three law degrees: a J.D. from the University of California’s Hastings College of the Law; an LL.M. from Columbia University’s School of Law; and a specialized LL.M. in Law & Economics from George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia School of Law.

Williams was an Articles Editor for the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly and a National Editor for the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy.

Williams served as a federal judicial law clerk for U.S. District Judge Brevard Hand and externed for U.S. Court of Appeals Judges Joseph Sneed (Ninth Circuit) and G.B. Tjoflat (Eleventh Circuit). He also externed for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Prior to attending law school, Williams completed a M.A.T. from a teachers college and an Ed.M. from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. A first generation college graduate from Arkansas, Williams earned his B.A. at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia Arkansas. He has also taught in elementary and high schools.

Williams has an active personal political life including having run for public office. His civic engagement work is driven by his faith-based principles and beliefs. Williams is now pursuing ordination with a post-denominational church in Bethesda, Maryland and is engaged in bi-vocational church work.

Williams has published over twenty academic articles in law journals from across the nation and has written scores of popular columns for such publications as HuffPo, The Hill, National Law Journal, and Yahoo News.

He is a frequent media guest commentator and he has authored/filed numerous amicus curiae briefs.



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