WASHINGTON – A local judge is speaking out about the day his staff defied his orders — and saved his brain.
Lee Satterfield, the chief judge at D.C. Superior Court, suffered a stroke on Nov. 28, 2011, just two weeks before his 53rd birthday.
At first, he thought he was experiencing a bad headache. But when his staff noticed slurred speech, a colleague called 911.
“I did not think I was having a stroke, it was the furthest thing from my mind,” Satterfield says. “I was telling my staff,