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Candida  S. Steel

Candida S. Steel

Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, United States General Services Administration
Judge Steel
Washington, DC, USA

Candida Staempfli Steel was born in  Mount Kisco, New York, in 1949. She received her B.A. in Historyfrom Northwestern University in 1971, and her J.D. from Catholic University in1977, where she was a member of the Law Review. She is admitted to the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars.

Judge Steel was an Attorney Advisor for the AdministrativeOffice of U.S. Courts, 1978-80. She served as Trial Attorney, Office ofCorporation Counsel for the District of Columbia, 1980-87 (Juvenile Division,1980-82, Civil Division, 1982-85, Senior Attorney - Major Case Section,1985-87). She was a solo practitioner and also President of Anne Arundel Dispute Resolution, Inc. from 1987-94.She was appointed as Board Member on the Maryland State Board of ContractAppeals on March 25, 1994.  

   Judge Steel was appointed to the Interior Board of ContractAppeals in August of 2000. She wasappointed as Chairman of the Interior Board in June 2002.  She served concurrently as a panel member ofthe Agriculture Board of Contract Appeals from October 2005 to December2006. She became a member of the CivilianBoard of Contract Appeals on January 6, 2007, when the various civilian boardswere consolidated.


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