Diana Jane Gribbon Motz

Personal

Birthday: 
1943
Birthplace: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1968-1971, 1986-1991
Assistant attorney general, State of Maryland, 1972-1986; chief of litigation, 1982-1986
Associate judge, Maryland Court of Special Appeals, 1991-1994

Education

Name of School: 
Vassar College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1965
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1968

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Court Name: 

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/16/1994
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