ANDRE M. DAVIS, Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, since August 14, 1995.
Appellate attorney, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1980-81. Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Maryland, 1981-83. Member, Inquiry Committee, Attorney Grievance Commission, 1986-87; Special Joint Committee on Minorities in the Legal Profession, 1987; Judicial Conference of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit; Governor's Task Force on Black and Minority Health, 1987. Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 1, Baltimore City, August 3, 1987 to December 18, 1990. Member, Commissioner Education Committee, District Court of Maryland, 1987-91. Board of Directors, Judicial Institute of Maryland, 1987-91. Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, December 19, 1990 to August 13, 1995. Board of Visitors, University of Maryland School of Law. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, February 11, 1949. Attended Phillips Academy; University of Pennsylvania, B.A. (american history), 1971; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1978. Law clerk to Judge Frank A. Kaufman, U.S. District Court for District of Maryland, 1978-79, and to Judge Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1979-80. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1979. Member, American Bar Association (national conference of federal trial judges, judicial division, 1999-, chair, 2003-04); Maryland State Bar Association (section of judicial administration; section of litigation law council, section of correctional reform, 1989-); Baltimore City and Monumental City Bar Associations. Assistant Housing Manager & Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist, Housing Authority of Baltimore City, 1972-74. Director, Baltimore Urban League, Inc., 1975-78. Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Law, 1984-87. President, Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., 1985-87. Trustee, Goucher College, 1985-91. Director, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Maryland, Inc., 1989-96, 2001-. Co-Chair, Committee on Adjudication of International Science Issues, Einstein Institute for Science, Health and the Courts. Faculty, National Judicial College. Adjunct professor, University of Maryland School of Law. Member, Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity; Serjeants' Inn Law Club; Rule Day Club; Lawyers Round Table; Wranglers. President, Digges Inn, American Inns of Court, 1997-98. American Jurisprudence Award. Myerowitz Moot Court Award. Roger Howell Award, University of Maryland School of Law. Marshal-Wythe Moot Court Award. Benjamin L. Cardin Public Service Award, University of Maryland School of Law, 2008.
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July 1, 2009
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