Ellen Hollander

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Ellen Hollander
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Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Station:   Baltimore, MD
Appointed by:   Barack Obama
Active:   12/28/2010 - Present
Preceded by:   Andre Davis
Past post:   Maryland Court of Special Appeals, Associate Judge
Past term:   1994 - 2010
Personal History
Born:   May 24, 1949
Hometown:   New York, NY
Undergraduate:   Goucher College, B.A., 1971
Law School:   Georgetown U. Law, J.D., 1974

Ellen L. Hollander is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. She joined the court in 2010 after a nomination from President Barack Obama.[1] Prior to joining the court, Hollander was a judge at-large on the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. She took office in 1995 and was retained by voters in 1996 and 2006.[2][3][4]

Early life and education

Hollander received her B.A. degree from Goucher College in 1971 and her J.D. degree from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1974.[1][3]

Professional career

Judicial career

District of Maryland

Nomination Tracker
 Candidate:Ellen Hollander
 Court:District of Maryland
 Progress:Confirmed 241 days after nomination.
ApprovedANominated:April 21, 2010
ApprovedAABA Rating:Unanimously Well Qualified
ApprovedAHearing:May 13, 2010
ApprovedAReported:June 10, 2010 
ApprovedAConfirmed:December 18, 2010
 Vote: 95-0

Hollander was recommended to President Obama by Democratic Maryland Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin.[6][7] On April 21, 2010, Obama nominated Hollander to the seat vacated by Judge Andre Davis.[8][9]

Hollander was rated Unanimously Well Qualified by the American Bar Association.[10]

Judiciary Committee hearing

Hollander's Public Questionnaire Available Here
Questions for the Record available here

Hollander had a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 13, 2010. She was reported to the full Senate on June 10, 2010, and was confirmed on December 18, 2010 on a vote of 95-0.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by:
Andre Davis
District of Maryland
Seat #3
Succeeded by: