[photo, James A. Kenney III, Court of Special Appeals Judge] JAMES A. KENNEY III, Judge, Court of Special Appeals, At Large, June 17, 1997 to March 26, 2007. Retired March 26, 2007. Member, Public Awareness Committee, 1998-2001, Judicial Ethics Committee, 2000-07, Civil Law and Procedure Committee, 2002-07, Judicial Compensation Committee, 2011-14, Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Business and Technology Case-Management Program Implementation Committee, 2002- (designated business & technology case-management program judges). Chair, Retired and Recalled Judges Committee, Judicial Council, 2015- (chair, legislative subcommittee, 2015-).

Assistant State's Attorney, St. Mary's County, 1964-67. Member, Governor's Commission on Condominiums, Cooperatives, and Homeowners Associations, 1982-86. Chair, St. Mary's County Economic Development Commission, 1989-93. Board of Governors, Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, 1994-99. Member, Housing Article Review Committee, 2002-05.

Member, Judicial Ethics Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 2010-. Board of Directors, Judicial Institute of Maryland, 2010-.

Born in Salisbury, Maryland, March 26, 1937. Dickinson College, B.A., 1959; Yale Divinity School; George Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1963. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1963; District of Columbia Bar, 1964. Associate, Barco, Cook & Patton, 1963-64. Partner, Briscoe & Kenney, 1966-97. Mediator, The Platt Group, Inc. Member, American Bar Association (chair, governmental regulation of land use committee, real property section; advisor to national conference on uniform state laws on planned communities); Maryland State Bar Association (former member, board of governors; committee on laws, 2013-); St. Mary's County Bar Association; Maryland Bar Foundation; American Adjudicature Society; American College of Real Property Lawyers. Adjunct Associate Professor (political science), St. Mary's College of Maryland, 1964-. President, St. Mary's College of Maryland Foundation, 1993-99. Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2003.

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