DISTRICT COURT OF MARYLAND


MELVIN J. JEWS, Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 2, Dorchester County, since June 20, 2014. Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, Judicial Council, 2015-.

Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1987-90. Senior Solicitor, Department of Law, Baltimore City, 1990-95. Member, Commission on African-American History and Culture, 1991-95. Chief of Litigation, Housing Authority of Baltimore City, 1995-2001. Member and mentor, Minority Achievement Program, Board of Education, Dorchester County. Member, Tenants' Council, Housing Authority of Cambridge. Former member, Ethics Commission, City of Cambridge.

Born in Cambridge, Maryland, October 25, 1960. University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. (government & politics), 1982; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1986. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1986. Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Bureau, 1986-87. Sole practitioner, 2001-14. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (criminal law & practice section); Dorchester County Bar Association, 2001; Gloria Richardson Bar Association (board of directors; chair, judicial appointments committee). Member, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers. Volunteer attorney, Mid-Shore Council for Pro-Bono Services. Member, Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence. Advisory Board, Salvation Army.

Maryland Judiciary
Maryland Government
Maryland Constitutional Offices & Agencies
Maryland Departments
Maryland Independent Agencies
Maryland Executive Commissions, Committees, Task Forces, & Advisory Boards
Maryland Universities & Colleges
Maryland Counties
Maryland Municipalities
Maryland at a Glance


Maryland Manual On-Line

Search the Manual
e-mail: mdmanual@mdarchives.state.md.us


This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.


Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!


[ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

Copyright September 29, 2015 Maryland State Archives