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Grimm, Paul William

Born 1951 in Yokohama, Japan

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
Nominated by Barack Obama on February 16, 2012, to a seat vacated by Benson Everett Legg. Confirmed by the Senate on December 3, 2012, and received commission on December 6, 2012.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1997-2012; chief magistrate judge, 2006-2012

University of California, Davis, B.A., 1973
University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1973-1979
U.S. Army Reserve, JAG Corps, 1979-1984, 1988-2001
Private practice, Towson, Maryland, 1979-1980
Assistant state's attorney, Baltimore County, Maryland, 1980-1981
Assistant attorney general, chief of litigation and administration, Maryland Department of Licensing and Regulation, 1981-1984
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1984-1997
Commissioner, Maryland Home Improvement Commission, Maryland Department of Licensing and Regulation, 1987-1989