COURT OF APPEALS

APPOINTMENTS BY GOVERNOR, 1996-2016


[photo, Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building, 361 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, Maryland] Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building, 361 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, Maryland, April 2015. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

  • Joseph M. Getty, 3rd Appellate Judicial Circuit. Appointed June 1, 2016. Sworn in June 27, 2016, to replace Lynne A. Battaglia, who retired April 14, 2016.

  • Michele D. Hotten, 4th Appellate Judicial Circuit. Appointed Dec. 1, 2015. Sworn in Dec. 22, 2015, to replace Glenn T. Harrell, Jr., who retired June 27, 2015.

  • Shirley M. Watts, 6th Appellate Judicial Circuit. Appointed July 3, 2013. Sworn in July 31, 2013, to replace Robert M. Bell, who retired July 6, 2013.

  • Mary Ellen Barbera, 7th Appellate Judicial Circuit. Appointed Chief Judge July 3, 2013. Sworn in July 8, 2013, to replace Robert M. Bell, who retired July 6, 2013.

  • Robert N. McDonald, 2nd Appellate Judicial Circuit. Appointed Dec. 22, 2011. Sworn in Jan. 24, 2012, to replace Joseph F. Murphy, Jr., who retired Sept. 30, 2011.

  • Mary Ellen Barbera, 7th Appellate Judicial Circuit. Appointed Aug. 7, 2008. Sworn in Sept. 2, 2008, to replace Irma S. Raker, who retired April 24, 2008.

  • Sally D. Adkins, 1st Appellate Judicial Circuit. Appointed May 27, 2008. Sworn in June 25, 2008, to replace Dale R. Cathell, who retired July 30, 2007.

  • Joseph F. Murphy, Jr., 2nd Appellate Judicial Circuit. Appointed Dec. 4, 2007. Sworn in Dec. 17, 2007, to replace Alan M. Wilner, who retired Jan. 26, 2007.

  • Clayton Greene, Jr., 5th Appellate Judicial Circuit. Appointed Jan. 7, 2004. Sworn in Jan. 22, 2004, to replace John C. Eldridge, who retired Nov. 13, 2003.

  • Lynne A. Battaglia, 3rd Appellate Judicial Circuit. Appointed Dec. 21, 2000. Sworn in Jan. 26, 2001, to replace Lawrence F. Rodowsky, who retired Nov. 10, 2000.

  • Glenn T. Harrell, Jr., 4th Appellate Judicial Circuit. Appointed Aug. 17, 1999. Sworn in Sept. 10, 1999, to replace Howard S. Chasanow, who retired Aug. 15, 1999.

  • Robert M. Bell, 6th Appellate Judicial Circuit. Appointed Chief Judge Oct. 24, 1996. Sworn in Oct. 23, 1996, to replace Robert C. Murphy, who retired Oct. 9, 1996.

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