History of the Federal Judiciary

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Motz, Diana Jane Gribbon
Born 1943 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1994, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1994, and received commission on June 16, 1994.

Vassar College, B.A., 1965
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
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


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