Paul Niemeyer

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Paul Niemeyer
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   8/7/1990-Present
Preceded by:   Harrison Winter
Past post:   District of Maryland
Past term:   1988-1990
Past position:   Seat #5
Personal History
Born:   1941
Hometown:   Princeton, NJ
Undergraduate:   Kenyon College, 1962
Law School:   Notre Dame Law, 1966

Paul Victor Niemeyer is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He joined the court in 1990 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush.[1]

Education

Niemeyer graduated from Kenyon College with his bachelor's degree in 1962 and later graduated from Notre Dame Law with his J.D. degree in 1966.[1]

Professional Career

Niemeyer spent legal career in private practice in the State of Maryland from 1966 to 1988.

Judicial career

Fourth Circuit

Niemeyer was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on May 11, 1990, to a seat vacated by Judge Harrison Winter as Winter assumed senior status. Niemeyer was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 3, 1990, on unanimous consent, and received commission on August 7, 1990.[2]

District of Maryland

Niemeyer was nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 11, 1987, to a seat vacated by Judge Frank Kaufman as Kaufman assumed senior status. Niemeyer was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 19, 1988, on unanimous consent of the Senate and received commission on February 22, 1988.[3] Niemeyer left the District of Maryland on August 10, 1990, due to his appointment to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Niemeyer was succeeded in this position by Judge Benson Legg.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Frank Kaufman
District of Maryland
1988–1990
Seat #5
Succeeded by:
Benson Legg
Preceded by:
Harrison Winter
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
1990–present
Succeeded by:
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