Dr. Martin Kessen

Class of 2007

Dr. Martin Kessen was appointed as judge at the German Federal Court of Justice, Germany’s highest court in civil matters, in 2018. The Federal Court of Justice is Germany’s highest court of civil and criminal jurisdiction. The task of the Federal Court of Justice is primarily to ensure uniform application of law, clarify fundamental points of law, and develop the law. Prior to his appointment at the German Federal Court of Justice, Dr. Kessen was a judge at the Higher Regional Court of Cologne.