ROGER W. TITUS, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, since January 17, 2014 (Judge, November 17, 2003 to January 17, 2014). Member, Commission on Professionalism, 2010-12. Member, Committee on Court Administration and Case Management, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2011-.
Member, Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission, 11th Commission District, Montgomery County, 1979-91; Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, 1989-2003 (chair, appellate, evidence, & management of litigation subcommittees); Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission, 1991-99.
City Attorney, City of Rockville, 1970-82 (special legal assistant, 1966; assistant city attorney, 1966-70).
Born in Washington, DC, 1941. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Bethesda, Maryland; The Johns Hopkins University, B.A. (political science), 1963; Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1966. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1966; District of Columbia Bar, 1966. Sole practitioner, 1967-72. Partner, Titus & Glasgow, 1972-88. Partner, Venable, Baetjer & Howard, 1988-2003. Member, American Bar Association (house of delegates, 1988-95; standing committee on federal judicial improvements, 2010-13); Maryland State Bar Association (secretary, 1984-87; president, 1988-89); Montgomery County Bar Association (executive committee, 1983-84). President, Maryland Municipal Attorneys Association, 1975; Maryland Bar Foundation, 1991-93. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1986-; American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, 1998-. Executive Council, National Council of Bar Presidents, 1990-93. Board of Directors, American Judicature Society, 1995-2001. Member, Montgomery County Chapter, American Inns of Court (treasurer). Board of Directors, Deep Creek Lake Property Owners Association, 1983-. Board of Trustees, Suburban Hospital, Inc., 1986-2000 (chair, 1997-2000). Adjunct Professor of Law (constitutional litigation; state & local government law), Georgetown University Law Center, 1972-78. Century of Service Award, Montgomery County Bar Association, 1999. Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2001.
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