ALLEN L. SCHWAIT, Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, March 3, 1997 to August 18, 2007. Retired August 18, 2007. Member, Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, 2005-07, Maryland Judicial Conference.

Presiding Judge, Drug Treatment Court, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 2007-.

Member, Charter Revision Commission, Baltimore City, 1973-76 (co-chair, board of estimates subcommittee). Chair, Citizens Advisory Committee, Mayor's Coordinating Council on Criminal Justice, Baltimore City, 1974-76. Chair, Board of Regents, University of Maryland, 1984-88 (member, 1979-88; chair, committee on by-laws; chair, committee on real estate; chair, committee on university of maryland hospital). Board of Directors, University of Maryland Medical System, 1985-88. Member, Governor's Commission on Emergency Medical Services, 1992.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 18, 1937. Attended Central High School, Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania, B.S. (economics), 1959; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1963. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1964. Member, Federal, Maryland State and Baltimore City Bar Associations. Former trial attorney, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice. Counsel and Secretary, Citizens for Rapid Transit, 1970-73 (member, legislative committee). Director, Baltimore Urban Coalition, 1976-77. Board member, Baltimore Urban League, 1979-80. Member, Problem-Solving Task Force, United Way of Central Maryland, 1988-89. Board of Visitors, Towson University, 1988-. Board of Trustees, University of Maryland Foundation, 1988- (member, executive committee). Trustee, Baltimore Council of Foreign Affairs, 1989-. Board of Directors, Public Justice Center, 1990-94. President, Friends of the Family, Inc., 1994- (board of directors, 1989-). Director, Baltimore Chapter, American Jewish Committee, 1971-. Board of Directors, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 1981-82; Associated Jewish Charities and Welfare Fund, 1994-96. Board of Directors, National Conference of Christians and Jews. Member, Maryland Conference for Social Concern.

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