J. Frederick Motz

Personal

Birthday: 
1942
Birthplace: 
Baltimore, MD
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Harrison L. Winter, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1967-1968
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1968-1969, 1971-1981
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Maryland, 1969-1971
U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland, 1981-1985

Education

Name of School: 
Wesleyan University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1964
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: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1967

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Maryland
Court Name: 

Maryland District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/12/1985
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/17/2010
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