► U.S. Judge Gladys Kessler: DC’s 2017 Double Dipping Porker of the Year Winner Print E-mail

U.S. Judge Gladys Kessler: DC’s 2017 Double Dipping Porker of the Year Winner


The District of Columbia provided Gladys Kessler with a law license in 1962 after she graduated from Harvard University Law School.


Former President Bill Clinton was duped into nominating Jimmy for a seat as a District Court judge for the District of Columbia in March 1994. Gladys wasn’t nominated because she was the most qualified attorney in the District of Columbia area. She got it because he had proven to be a reliable lackey for the local and state political hacks.


It should be noted that in February 2003 Gladys opted to assume the position of senior status judge. This meant that he was only required to work 10 hours a week while collecting 100% of a full-time judge’s annual salary, which as of 2018 would be $205,100.


In addition to her annual $205,100 salary, Gladys also collects an annual judicial pension from the District of Columbia of approximately $135,000 for a total of $340,100.


And lastly, if you’re a federal or even a local government employee, wouldn’t you love it if you could take on senior status in your job after 10 years and continue to collect 100% of your pay? Sorry boys and girls!


Even though you’ll never be able to collect this unconscionable financial benefit, you can take solace in the fact that you will be required to continue to pay taxes to support it.


As we speak (ca. March 20180, Gladys continues to sit as a District Court judge in the District of Columbia.



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