SpacerJudge L. Paige Marvel
Chambers Telephone Number: 202-521-0740

Senior Judge. Born in Maryland. Education: B.A., magna cum laude, 1971, College of Notre Dame, Baltimore, MD; J.D. with honors, University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD, 1974 (awarded Order of the Coif).  Garbis & Schwait, P.A., associate 1974-76, and shareholder 1976-85; Garbis, Marvel & Junghans, P.A., shareholder 1985-86; Melnicove, Kaufman, Weiner, Smouse & Garbis, P.A., shareholder 1986-88; Venable, Baetjer & Howard L.L.P., partner, 1988-98. Member, American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Vice-Chair, Committee Operations, 1993-95; Council Director, 1989-92; Chair, Court Procedure Committee, 1985-87; Maryland State Bar Association, Board of Governors, 1988-90, and 1996-98; Chair, Taxation Section, 1982-83. Fellow, American Bar Foundation; Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation; Fellow and former Regent, 1996-98, American College of Tax Counsel; Member, American Law Institute; Advisor, ALI Restatement of Law Third-The Law Governing Lawyers 1988-1998; University of Maryland Law School Board of Visitors, 1995-2001; Loyola/Notre Dame Library, Inc. Board of Trustees, 1996-2003; Co-editor, Procedure Department, The Journal of Taxation 1990-98. Member, Commissioner’s Review Panel on IRS Integrity, 1989-91; Member and Chair, Procedure Subcommittee, Commission to Revise the Annotated Code of Maryland, (Tax Provisions), 1981-87; Member, Advisory Commission to the Maryland State Department of Economic and Community Development, 1978-81. Appointed by President Clinton as Judge of the United States Tax Court; sworn in on April 6, 1998 for a term ending April 5, 2013. Reappointed by President Obama; sworn in on December 3, 2014 for a term ending December 2, 2029. Served as Chief Judge from June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2018.  Assumed senior status on December 6, 2019, and continues to perform judicial duties as Senior Judge on recall.

Last updated: December 6, 2019