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William M. Nickerson – 2011

William M. Nickerson – 2011

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Government Act 1978 
Rev. 11201 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2011 U.S.C. app. IOI-/ Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Nickerson, William Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Judge, Senior Court Organization Maryland Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial [Z] Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Date Report 03/01/2012 Reporting Period 01/01/2011 12/31/2011 Chambers Office Address IOI Lombard Street Baltimore 21201 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date 
 
IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITI NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 
 
 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
 
PAR TIES AND TERMS 12/6/93 State Md. Judicial Pension Plan; 
 
 
 
 
III. N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-:U filing instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
 SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours, not spouses) monthly State Md. Judicial Pension Plan $29,727.36 Spouses Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. (Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging.food, entertainmenL 
 
 
 
03/01/2012 
Nickerson, William 11. GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing ins/ructions.) 
[{] 	NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 
 
 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing ins/ructions.) 
[{] 	NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 
 
 
 
 
03/01/2012 
Nickerson, William 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, atue, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing ins1ruc1ions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period ofreporting period 
 
(I) (I) (2) (I) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Place (X) after each asset Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000 
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100,000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1,000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000,000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
 
03/01/2012 
Nickerson, William 11. 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, lalue, transactions r1nc1tides those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instmctions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period ofreporting period 
 
(I) (I) (2) (I) 
(3) (4) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15,001 -$50.000 
(See Columns and 04) F=$50.001 -$1 00.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 111 =$1 .000.001 -$5.000.000 112 =More than $5,000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.00I -$500.000 0=$500.00 -$1 .000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value V=O!ht.T =Escimarcd 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, atue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children: see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period ofreporting period Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501  $5.000 =$5,001 -$15.000 =$15,001 -$50,000 
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001. $100.000 =$100.00I  $1.000.000 Ill =$1.000.001. $5.000.000 112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and DJ) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500.001  s1,000.000 =Sl.000.001  $5,000,000 =$5.000.001  $25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000,000 Valu Method Codes =Appraisal ost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value V=-Oth1..T =Estimated 
 
 
 
03/01/2012 
Nickerson, William l1. II. EST MENTS and -income, lalue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(I) (2) (1) (2) (1) 
(3) 
(5) 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure 
Place (X) after each asset 
Code div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller (A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (ifprivate (Q-W) 
transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,00I -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 =$5.00t -$15.000 =$15,001 -$50,000 
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 G=$100,00l -$1.000.000 Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 112 =More than $5.000.000 lue Codi..-s =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 I00.00 -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1,000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000,000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25,000.001 -$50.000,000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1ut1es those spouse ant1 t1epent1ent chilt1ren: see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description ofAssets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(I) (2) (I) 
(2) (3) (4) 
(5) 
Place (X) atler each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code3 redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (ifprivate 
(Q-W) transaction) Income Gain Codes: A=$t.000 orlcss =$1,001. $2.500 c=$2.501  $5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$t5,00t. $50,000 
(Sec Columns and D4) F=$50.001  $100.000 to0.00  $1.000.000 Ill =$1.000,001. $5.000,000 112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes 15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 L=$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$to0.00I -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and 03) N=$250.00 -$500.000 0=$500.001 -Sl,000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000,000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 
P3=$25.000.001  $50.000.000 =More thon $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Rcol Estotc Only) S=Assessment T=Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) U=Book Value =Other W=Estimated 
 
 
 
Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
03/01/2012 
Nickerson, William 11. 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children: see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assels) reporting period reporting period 
 
(I) (2) (I) (2) (3) 
(5) 
Place (X) after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
CodeI 
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) Code3 redemption) (J-P) (A-H) private 
transaction) 
(Q-W) 
86. Morgan Stanley Capital Trust Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15,00r-$50.000 
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001-$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =Sl5.000or lcss =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 100.00I -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and DJ) =$250.001 -$500.000 =SS00.00 1.000.000 =Sl.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value V=Othcr =Estimated 
 
 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (Jndicalepartofreporl.) Part VII, line references life insurance policy inadvertently omitted previous reports which accrues credits rather than dividends, and carries current 
cash value. 
Part VII, line references Columbia Recovery lnfrst. Fund (previously listed line 2010 report). 
Line 2010 report referenced Riversource Recovery lnfrst. Fd. separate asset. actuality, the same asset the Columbia Recovery 
lnfrst. Fund. The name was changed from Riversource ... Columbia ... Accordingly, the Riversource Fund shown line the 2010 report has been 
stricken. 
Part VII, lines 22, and reference transaction dates outside the reporting date because the assets are held trust administered the Morgan-Chase 
Bank which only provides trading information for the fiscal year -July 2010 June 31, 2011. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nickerson, William 11. 
03/01/2012 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: William Nickerson 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
 
 
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