FORMER CHIEF JUDGE
PETER BRUNSWICK KRAUSER
Chief Judge, Court of Special Appeals, At Large, 2007-17
Chief Judge, Court of Special Appeals, At Large, December 17, 2007 to May 5, 2017 (Judge, January 31, 2000 to December 17, 2007). Retired May 5, 2017. Member, Judicial Compensation Committee, 2000-07, Civil Law and Procedure Committee, 2005-08, Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Technology Oversight Board, 2006-07. Member, Judicial Council, 2007-17, Maryland Judicial Conference; Library Committee, State Law Library, 2007-17; Maryland Access to Justice Commission, 2008-14; Advisory Board, Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office, 2012-15; Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, Judicial Council, 2016-19.
Former appellate attorney, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice.
Peter B. Krauser, January 2008. Photo by Jason Clark.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1947. Northwestern University, B.A., 1969; University of Pennsylvania School of Law, J.D., 1972. Admitted to Pennsylvania Bar, 1973; District of Columbia Bar, 1974; Maryland Bar, 1978; Virginia Bar, 1997. Law clerk to Judge John P. Fullam, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Member, American, Maryland State and Prince George's County Bar Associations. Former appellate attorney, Defender Association of Philadelphia. Former partner, Margolius, Davis, Finkelstein & Rider; Pohorytes & Greenstein; Thompson, Hine & Flory. Former managing partner, Krauser & Taub. Adjunct professor (appellate advocacy), Columbia School of Law, The Catholic University of America. Former adjunct professor (trial practice), International School of Law (now George Mason University Law School). Former instructor, Continuing Legal Education, Georgetown University Law Center. Former instructor (legal research), Paralegal Studies Program, University of Maryland, College Park. Legal Excellence Award for Advancement of Professional Competence, Maryland Bar Foundation, 2011. Maryland Public Policy Conflict Resolution Fellow, Center for Dispute Resolution, University of Maryland School of Law, 2012. Lifetime Achievement Award, Daily Record, 2018.
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