Douglas R. M. Nazarian

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Douglas R.M. Nazarian
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Court Information:
Maryland Court of Special Appeals
Title:   Judge
Salary:  $154,000
Appointed by:   Gov. Martin O'Malley
Active:   2013-2024
Preceded by:   James Eyler
Past post:   Chairman, Public Service Commission
Past term:   2008-2012
Personal History
Born:   10/30/1966
Hometown:   New Haven, CT
Undergraduate:   Yale College, 1988
Law School:   Duke University School of Law, 1991
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Court of Special Appeals
Position:  Retention
State:  Maryland
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  79.3%ApprovedA

Douglas R. M. Nazarian is a judge on the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the intermediate appellate court for the state of Maryland. He was appointed to the court by Governor Martin O'Malley to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of James Eyler. He assumed office on January 1, 2013.[1] He was retained in 2014, winning a new term expiring on December 31, 2024.[2]



See also: Maryland judicial elections, 2014
Nazarian was retained to the Maryland Court of Special Appeals with 79.3 percent of the vote on November 4, 2014.[2][3][4]


Nazarian received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Yale College in 1988 and his J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 1991.[5]


Awards and associations


  • 2011: Champion of Diversity Visionary Award, New Connections
  • 2010: Award, Maryland/DC Supplier Diversity Council
  • 2009: Stellar Achievement Award, Utility Market Access Project, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
  • 2007: Maryland Pro Bono Service Award, Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland [5]


  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association [5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Chairman of the Maryland Public Service Commission
Succeeded by
W. Kevin Hughes