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John Thomas Rooney

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Administrative Law Judge

Judge Rooney received his appointment as an Administrative Law Judge for the District of Columbia Office of Administrative Hearings in January 2007, and he currently presides primarily over unemployment compensation hearings.

Judge Rooney came to the Office of Administrative Hearings after a 20-year career investigating and prosecuting attorney ethical misconduct for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Board on Professional Responsibility, Office of Bar Counsel.  Judge Rooney received his undergraduate degree at The American University, and his Juris Doctor at Golden Gate University School of Law, and externed for the Nevada Supreme Court.