Kermit Victor Lipez

Personal

Birthday: 
1941
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Staff attorney, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice Honors Program, 1967-1968
Special assistant and legal counsel, Gov. Kenneth M. Curtis, Maine, 1968-1971
Legislative aide, U.S. Sen. Edmund S. Muskie, Maine, 1971-1972
Private practice, Portland, Maine, 1973-1985
Justice, Maine Superior Court, 1985-1994
Justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 1994-1998

Education

Name of School: 
Haverford College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1963
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1967
Name of School - Third: 

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 - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1990

Judicial Career

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

First Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/7/1998
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/2011
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