The Honorable Thomas Penfield Jackson
Judge Jackson attended St. Albans School and Bethesda Chevy Chase High School. He received his A.B. in government from Dartmouth College in 1958 and an LL.B. from Harvard in 1964. From 1958 to 1961, he served in the U.S. Navy aboard a destroyer as a line officer.
He is or has been a member of the American Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association (president, 1982-1983), vestryman at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, Md. (1969-1975), trustee at Gallaudet University, fellow of the American College Trial Lawyers, the Rotary Club, and president of the local Dartmouth College alumni group. He is also a member of the Chevy Chase and Metropolitan Clubs. In 2001, he was appointed to the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Board of Trustees.
He and his wife, Patricia, have homes in Washington, D.C., and Compton, Maryland. He has two adult daughters – Leila J. Kochis and Sarah J. Jackson-Han.