Paul V. Niemeyer

Hon. Paul V. Niemeyer
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Address: 1100 East Main Street, Suite 501
Richmond, VA 23219-3517
Phone: (410) 962-4210
Web site:

Position Education Honors
Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):

Appointed 1990 by President Bush
Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1966

Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, 1962

University of Munich, Munich, Germany, 1963

Published Works:
Maryland Rules Commentary (co-author), Michie Co., 1984

Maryland Rules Commentary, 2d Ed. (co-author), Michie Co., 1992

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Lecturer, Advanced Business Law, Johns Hopkins University, 1971 - 1975

Senior Lecturing Fellowship, Appellate Advocacy, Duke University, 1994 - Present

Honors and Awards:
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Distinguished Service Award, Maryland State Bar Association, Litigation Section, 1981

Special Merit Citation, American Judicature Society, 1987

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Law Institute

Wed. Law Club

Federal Bar Association
Honorary Member

Maryland Court of Appeals, 1973 - 1988
Member, Standing Rules Committee

Court of Appeals, Code of Professional Responsibility, 1983 - 1985
Member, Select Committee

Committee to rewrite Maryland Rules of Procedure

Advisory Committee on Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 1996 - 2000

Advisory Committee on Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 1993 - 1996

Past Employment Positions:
U. S. District Court, District of Maryland, Judge, February 22, 1988 - August 10, 1990

Piper & Marbury, Baltimore, Maryland, Attorney, 1966 - 1988

Birth Information:
1941, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

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