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E. Savannah Little

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Administrative Law Judge

Judge Little, a native Washingtonian, was appointed as an Administrative Law Judge with the District of Columbia Office of Administrative Hearings in October 2004.  She currently presides over human service benefits, rehabilitation services, public works, and unemployment insurance cases as well as cases from the District Department of the Environment and the Taxicab Commission.  Judge Little also mediates disputes in various subject matter jurisdictions.

Judge Little has served the legislative and executive branches of the District of Columbia for more than 27 years.  Prior to Judge Little’s appointment to the Office of Administrative Hearings, she served as Chief of the Office of Adjudication for the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs from 1999 to 2004, after serving as an Administrative Law Judge in that agency from 1994 to 1999.  Judge Little began her public service in 1984 with the District of Columbia as Legislative Counsel for the Honorable Councilmember Frank Smith, Committee Clerk for the Honorable Councilmember Charlene Drew Jarvis, and Assistant General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel for the Council of the District of Columbia.

Judge Little is an honors graduate from both Bowie State University and Howard University School of Law from which she received her Juris Doctor.  She has been awarded a Certificate in Public Management from the Center for Excellence in Municipal Management, George Washington University, as well as a Certificate in Judicial Development for Administrative Adjudication Skills from the National Judicial College.

Judge Little is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, the Judicial Council of the Washington Bar Association, the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary, and the American Bar Association.  Judge Little is a founding member of the District of Columbia Association of Administrative Law Judges.