Van Hollen, Cardin Praise Senate Affirmation of Choose Deborah Boardman for U.S. District Courtroom of Maryland

June 23, 2021

Senators recommended Choose Boardman to President Joe Biden

U.S. Senators Chris Van Holle and Ben Cardin (each D-Md.) right now praised the Senate’s confirmation of U.S. Magistrate Decide Deborah Boardman to be a U.S. District Court docket Decide for the District of Maryland. 

Deborah Boardman is an exceptionally qualified and knowledgeable jurist and we glance&#13
forward to her many years of company as a U.S. District Judge,” the senators explained&#13
soon after the confirmation vote.
“As a sitting magistrate choose and previous&#13
public defender in Maryland, we know that Judge Boardman will supply equal&#13
justice for all. We are self-assured that she will provide to the courtroom&#13
fairness and respect to Marylanders searching for justice.”

The American&#13
Bar Association’s (ABA) Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary evaluated&#13
the expert qualifications of Choose Boardman, which include her integrity,&#13
expert competence, and judicial temperament. The Standing Committee gave&#13
Choose Boardman a unanimous score of “Well Capable,” the greatest doable&#13

Magistrate Judge Boardman was nominated to fill the foreseeable future vacancy designed when&#13
Choose Richard Bennett, appointed by President Bush in 2003, declared his&#13
intention to take senior standing on the confirmation of his successor. &#13
Senators Van Hollen and Cardin suggested Judge Boardman’s nomination to President&#13
Biden, who nominated her on March 30, 2021. The Senate Judiciary Committee&#13
held her confirmation hearing on May 12, 2021, and favorably reported her&#13
nomination to the full Senate on June 10, 2021.

Justice of the peace Choose DEBORAH BOARDMAN

Choose Boardman&#13
was born in Silver Spring and raised in Maryland.  She attended Frederick&#13
County public universities. She received her undergraduate diploma, summa cum&#13
, from Villanova University. Just after university, she was a Fulbright&#13
Scholar in Amman, Jordan. She obtained her regulation degree from the College of&#13
Virginia School of Law, where she was a member of The Virginia Law Evaluation.&#13
Upon graduation, she was a law clerk for the Honorable James C. Cacheris of the&#13
United States District Courtroom for the Eastern District of Virginia.

For 6&#13
several years, Decide Boardman was an affiliate at Hogan & Hartson LLP (now Hogan&#13
Lovells) in Washington, DC, where by she practiced complicated business litigation.&#13
She experienced an energetic professional bono observe and was chosen to serve as the senior&#13
affiliate in Hogan’s pro bono division. In 2008, Choose Boardman joined the&#13
Federal Public Defender’s Business for the District of Maryland. In 2015, she was&#13
named the Initially Assistant Federal Community Defender. Through her 11-calendar year tenure&#13
with the Federal Defender’s business, Judge Boardman represented persons&#13
billed with federal crimes in the Greenbelt and Baltimore courthouses. 

She was&#13
appointed as a Justice of the peace Decide in 2019.  Judge Boardman at this time resides&#13
in Baltimore.

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