U.S. Department of Labor
Office of Administrative Law Judges
800 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001-8002

Phone: 202-693-7350
Fax: 202-693-7365


  • Chief Judge: Stephen R. Henley
          Phone: 202-693-7350
  • Acting Associate Chief Judge for Black Lung: Carrie Bland
          Phone: 202-693-7350
  • Associate Chief Judge for Longshore and Immigration: Paul R. Almanza
          Phone: 202-693-7350

Key Personnel

  • Director, Office of Program Operations: Angel Perez
          Phone: 202-693-7337
  • Deputy Director, Office of Program Operations: Yolanda Harper
          Phone: 202-693-7423
  • General Counsel: Todd Smyth
          Phone: 513-684-3252
  • Counsel for Mediation: Beth S. Slavet
          Phone:  202-693-7339
  • Chief Docket Clerk: Patricia Coleman
          Phone: 202-693-7360
          Fax: 202-693-7365
  • FOIA Coordinator: Kristian Hinojosa
          Phone: 617-223-9355
  • Chief, Information Resources Division: Steven Kentner
          Phone: 202-693-7309

Program Areas


8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday
Closed on federal holidays


The Office of Administrative Law Judges National Office is located in the Tech World Building, 800 K St NW. OALJ's Washington, D.C., District Office is located in the same building. The building is across the street from Mt. Vernon Square between 7th and 9th Streets, NW. It is near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and Chinatown.

The office building is being redeveloped. Visitors must call first for instructions on how to enter the building. 202-693-7300. Visitors should be prepared to show a photo ID.

Two metro stops are close:

  • Gallery Place/Chinatown (Green, Yellow and Red lines; use the Chinatown side exit)
  • Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street-Convention Center (Green and Yellow lines)