Administrative Law Judge
Judge Newhouse was appointed as an Administrative Law Judge for the District of Columbia Office of Administrative Hearings in January 2021.
Prior to joining the Office of Administrative Hearings, Judge Newhouse was a Program Counsel with the Legal Services Corporation. Judge Newhouse began her career with the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, handling child abuse and neglect cases and licensing hearings. She also worked in the AGO’s Education Division representing colleges and later served as the Hiring Director for the AGO. Judge Newhouse worked in civil legal aid, with the Northwest Justice Project and Columbia Legal Services. While at NJP, she served as a Statewide Legal Advocacy Coordinator with a focus in Public Benefits and Language Access and served as the Director of Program Administration for Columbia Legal Services. Additionally, Judge Newhouse worked as an ALJ with the Washington State Office of Administrative Hearings where she heard licensing, public benefits, and child support cases.
Judge Newhouse has experience in law school administration and teaching. While at the University of Washington School of Law she served as the Director of Career Services. More recently, she worked at the University of Baltimore School of Law, teaching an externship course and administering the externship program, while also serving as the Acting Assistant Dean for the Career Development Office. Judge Newhouse has taught in paralegal programs and as an adjunct professor at the American University Washington College of Law.
Judge Newhouse received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law.