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Marvin Garbis

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Marvin Garbis
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Station:   Baltimore, MD
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   10/25/1989 - 06/13/2003
Senior:   06/14/2003 - Present
Preceded by:   Joseph Young
Succeeded by:   Roger Titus
Personal History
Born:   1936
Hometown:   Baltimore, MD
Undergraduate:   Johns Hopkins U., B.E.S., 1958
Law School:   Harvard Law, J.D., 1961
Grad. School:   Georgetown U. Law, LL.M., 1962

Marvin J. Garbis is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. He joined the court in 1989 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. He is serving on senior status.

Early life and education

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Garbis graduated from Johns Hopkins University with his bachelor's degree in 1958 and later from Harvard Law School with his Juris Doctor degree in 1961. Garbis went on to obtain his Master of Laws degree from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1962.[1]

Professional career

Judge Garbis served as Public Defender from 1961 to 1962 in Washington, DC. From 1962 to 1967, Garbis worked as a Trial Attorney in the Tax Division of the U. S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.. In 1967, Garbis entered into private practice in the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia, working first at the firm of Garbis and Schwait, followed by practice at Garbis, Marvel, and Junghans, and finally at Melnicove, Kaufman, Weiner, Smouse and Garbis based in Baltimore. From 1988 to 1989, Garbis moved on to the firm of Johnson and Gibbs in Washington, D.C..[1]

Judicial career

District of Maryland

Garbis was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of Maryland by President George Bush on August 4, 1989 to a seat vacated by Joseph Young. Garbis was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 24, 1989, and received commission on October 25, 1989.[2] Garbis was succeeded in this position by Roger Titus.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Joseph Young
District of Maryland
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Roger Titus

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