PAUL V. NIEMEYER, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, since 1990. Chair, Advisory Committee on Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 1996- (member, 1993-), Judicial Conference of the United States.
Member, Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, 1973-88; Inquiry Panel, Attorney Grievance Commission, 1978-81. Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 1988-90. Born in Princeton, New Jersey, April 5, 1941. Kenyon College, A.B., 1962; University of Munich; University of Notre Dame School of Law, J.D., 1966. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1966. Member, Maryland State Bar Association. In private practice, Piper & Marbury, 1966-88. Lecturer (advanced business law), The Johns Hopkins University, 1971-75. Senior Lecturing Fellow in Appellate Advocacy, Duke University School of Law, 1994-. Member, American Law Institute; American Bar Foundation; Maryland Bar Foundation. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. Co-author, Maryland Rules Commentary (1984, 1992). Special Merit Citation, American Judicature Society, 1987.
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