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Dr. Ulrich Maidowski

Portrait of Dr. Ulrich Maidowski

Justice of the Second Senate

Born in Walsrode (Fallingbostel district) in 1958

Married, four children

1964-1977School years in Tokyo (Japan), Wolfsburg (Germany), Kabul (Afghanistan), and Hannover (Germany)
1977-1978Military service and recognition as a conscientious objector
1978-1985Student of law and philosophy in Tübingen (Germany) and Aix-en-Provence (France), First State Examination in Law
1987-1987Research assistant to Prof. Dr. Graf von Pestalozza, Institute for Constitutional Law, Freie Universität Berlin
1989Dr. iur., University of Tübingen; Doctoral thesis: Umgekehrte Diskriminierung. Quotenregelungen zur Frauenförderung im öffentlichen Dienst und in den politischen Parteien (Reverse Discrimination: Quota Systems for the Advancement of Women in the Civil Service and in the Political Parties)
1987-1990Post-graduate practical legal training at the Berlin Higher Regional Court (Kammergericht), Second State Examination in Law
1990-1999Judge at the Aachen Administrative Court (Verwaltungsgericht)
1995-1997Judicial clerk at the Federal Administrative Court (Bundesverwaltungsgericht)
1999-2009Judge at the Higher Administrative Court (Oberverwaltungsgericht) for the Land North Rhine-Westphalia in Münster
2004-2009Judge at the Hamm Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht), Senate for Building-Land Matters
2009-2014Judge at the Federal Administrative Court
(Bundesverwaltungsgericht)
since July 2014Justice of the Federal Constitutional Court