RICARDO D. ZWAIG, Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 10, Howard County, since August 27, 2010. Presiding Judge, Adult Drug Court and DUI (Driving under the Influence) Court, 2012-. Member, Court Operations Committee, Judicial Council, 2015-.

Assistant Public Defender, Office of Public Defender, Baltimore City, 1983-84 (post-conviction unit law clerk, 1982-83). Assistant Public Defender, Office of Public Defender, Montgomery County, 1984-90. Assistant Public Defender, Office of Public Defender, Baltimore City, 1990-91. Assistant Federal Public Defender, Office of Federal Public Defender for District of Maryland, 1991-2000. Deputy Chief, Training Branch, Defender Services Division, Administrative Office of the United State Courts, 2000-01 (acting chief, 2000-01). Criminal Justice Act Panel, U.S. District Court for District of Maryland, 2002-10.

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November, 10, 1952. University of Maryland Baltimore County, B.S., 1977; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1982. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1983; U.S. District Court for District of Maryland, 1983; U.S. Court of Appeals for Fourth Circuit, 1991. Partner, Zwaig & Zwaig, P.A., 2001-10. Member, Montgomery County Inns of Court, 1987-90; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1988-2000, 2009- (pro bono committee for Howard County, member, 2003-05, co-chair, 2008-); Maryland State Bar Association, 1992-98, 2009-. Board of Directors, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, 1993-. Board of Governors, Federal Bar Association, 1997-2000, 2004-. Member, Howard County Bar Association, 2003-; Maryland Hispanic Bar Association, 2003-04, 2006-07. Board of Trustees Grant Review Committee, The Columbia Foundation, 2004-. Fellow, Howard County Bar Foundation, 2006-. Coach, manager, and volunteer for baseball and softball, Howard County Youth Programs, 1999-2005. Outstanding Achievement Award, Maryland Hispanic Bar Association, 2010. Outstanding Alumni of the Year, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2013.

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