Historical and Educational Information
United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

Hanorah E. Tyer-Witek

Hanorah E. Tyer-Witek

Born 1974 in Fairfax, Virginia.  Married to Bryan.  They have five children.

Federal Judicial Service:
Clerk of Court, United States District Court, District of Rhode Island, May 30, 2017-Present.

Education:
Loyola University Chicago, B.S. Social Work, Magna Cum Laude, 1996
University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 2004
The Judge Advocate General School, Charlottesville, VA, L.LM. Criminal Law, 2011

Professional Career:
Retired from the Marine Corps in May 2017 after 20 years of active duty service.  Served as an Adjutant and Logistics officer.   After completing Law School in 2004, deployed in support of Operation Unified Response, Asian Tsunami Relief in 2004 and Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005 and served 13 years as a judge advocate practicing military law in Okinawa, Japan, Washington D.C., Oahu, Hawaii and Newport, Rhode Island.  Practice areas included Family Law, Operational/International Law, Criminal Law, Court and School Administration.  In 2013, became a military adjunct to Roger Williams University College of Continuing Studies Navy Paralegal program and taught legal research and writing, paralegal ethics and professional responsibility.