MARVIN J. GARBIS, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, June 6, 2003 to June 26, 2018 (Judge, December 1989 to June 6, 2003).
Member, Special Joint Committee on Gender Bias in the Courts, 1987-89.
Trial attorney, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1962-67.
Public Defender on E. Barrett Prettyman Fellowship Program, Washington, DC, 1961-62.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, June 14, 1936. The Johns Hopkins University, B.E.S. (environmental science), 1958; Harvard Law School, J.D., 1961; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., 1962. Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1961; Maryland Bar, 1962. Private practice of law in Baltimore, 1967-88, as sole practitioner and, primarily with Garbis, Marvel & Junghans (formerly Garbis & Schwait); and in Washington, DC, with Johnson & Gibbs, 1988-89. Member, American Bar Association (tax section council); Federal Bar Association (past president, maryland chapter). Past president, Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL). Graduate Tax Program Advisory Committee, University of Baltimore. Member, Education Policy and Standards Committee, Advanced Science and Technology Adjudication Resource Center (ASTAR), Inc. Adjunct Faculty, University of Baltimore School of Law, University of Maryland School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center. Author of books and journal articles on tax litigation and related matters. Co-author, Federal Tax Litigation: Civil Practice and Procedure (1985); Tax Procedure and Tax Fraud: Cases and Materials, 3rd ed. (1992). Jules Ritholz Memorial Award, Committee on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties, Tax Section, American Bar Association, 1996. Honorary Justice, Federal Court of Australia, 1998. Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service, Johns Hopkins Alumni Association, 2015.
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