Andre M. Davis

Hon. Andre M. Davis
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Address: 1100 East Main Street, Suite 501
Richmond, VA 23219-3517
Phone: (410) 962-0801
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Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Senior Judge, since February 28, 2014

Bar Admissions:
Maryland, 1979
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1980
U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1980
University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, 1978
Honors: cum laude
Honors: Moot Court Team, Honor Board
Honors: Roger Howell Award

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1971
Major: History

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Professor, University of Maryland School of Law, 1984 - Present

Criminal Procedure, University of Maryland School of Law, 1981 - Present

Civil Procedure, University of Maryland School of Law, 1984 - 1987

Various Subjects, Judicial Institute of Maryland, 1988 - Present

Various Subjects, National Judicial College

Honors and Awards:
Distinguished Alumni, University of Maryland Black Law Students, 1989

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association, 1991 - Present

Maryland State Bar Association, 1989 - Present

Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1987 - Present

Monumental City Bar Association, 1979 - Present

American Inns of Court, 1995 - 1996
President, Digges Inn

Various Law Clubs

Baltimore Urban League, Inc., 1975 - 1978

Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., 1985 - 1987

Goucher College, 1985 - 1991

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Maryland, Inc., 1989 - 1996

Maryland Judicial Conference, 1992 - 1994
Executive Committee

University of Maryland School of Law Alumni Association, 1993 - 2001
Member of the Board and President

Digges Inn, American Inns of Court, 1997 - 1998

Section on Correctional Reform, Maryland State Bar Association, 1989 - Present
Member of the Council

Conference of Federal Trial Judges, Judicial Division of the American Bar Association, 1999 - Present
Member of the Executive Committee and Officer

Lawyers' Round Table

Rule Day Club


National Judicial College

International Committee at the Einstein Institute for Science, Health and the Courts
Member of the Board and Co-Chair

Past Employment Positions:
U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, Judge, August 14, 1995 - November 12, 2009

Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Maryland, Associate Judge, 1990 - 1995

District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City, Judge, 1987 - 1990

Private Practice, Attorney, 1983 - 1984

District of Maryland, Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1981 - 1983

U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Appellate Attorney, 1980 - 1981

Hon. Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, Law Clerk, 1979 - 1980

Hon. Frank Kaufman, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, Law Clerk, 1978 - 1979

Birth Information:
1949, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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