ber National Bar Association (Committees on Profession-
al Ethics and Commercial Law); Maryland State Bar
Association (Committees on Professional Responsibility
and Fee Disputes); Monumental City Bar Association
(chairperson and former vice-president, Judicial Selec-
tions Committee); American Society of Hospital Attor-
neys. Recipient of Lawrence S. Greenbaum Prize for
Appellate Advocacy, Columbia University School of
Law. Member, Board of Directors, Federal Pretrial
Release Program, 1975-1984; Board of Advisors, Dun-
dalk Community College Para-Legal Program; Standing
Committee on Rules, Court of Appeals of Maryland,
1983-1984. Commissioner, Attorney Grievance Commis-
sion, 1979-1983; Assistant chief, Case Preparation Unit,
State's Attorney's Office, Baltimore City, 1972-1973;
Assistant Public Defender, 1973. Associate, Brown,
Allen and Josey, 1970-1972; founding partner, Mitchell
& Lee, 1973-1984. Member, Holy Trinity Church Ves-
try. Married; 3 children.
JOHN J. MITCHELL. Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1974.
Born in Maiden, Massachusetts, December 26, 1926.
Attended Gonzaga College High School, Washington,
D.C.; Georgetown University; American University Law
School, J.D., 1956. Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1957.
Served in the U.S. Navy, 1944-1946. Member, Maryland
State Bar Association; Maryland Judicial Conference;
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers;
Maryland State's Attorneys Association; American Judi-
cature Society. Public defender, Montgomery County,
1968-1972; public defender, Sixth District, 1972-1973;
judge, District Court of Maryland, 1973; chairman,
District Advisory Board, Public Defender, Sixth District,
1975. Member, Garrett Park Players; Smithsonian
Associates; National Historical Society. Married; 5 chil-
DANIEL W. MOYLAN. Fourth Judicial Circuit,
1982. Born in Baltimore City, February 21, 1934.
Western Maryland College, A.B., 1956; University of
Maryland School of Law, LL.B., J.D., 1961. Admitted to
the Maryland Bar, 1961. Served in the U.S. Army.
Member, American, Maryland State, and Washington
County Bar Associations; trustee (1979) and part-time
faculty (1976), MICPEL; former part-time instructor
of Business Law, Frostburg State College, 1972-1976;
part-time instructor, Maryland Police Academy, 1973;
participant, American Academy for Judicial Education
television series for continuing legal education,
1973-1974; member, Review Board, Attorney Grievance
Commission of Maryland, 1975-1979. Law clerk to
Judge William L. Henderson, Maryland Court of Ap-
peals, 1961; assistant U.S. attorney, 1962-1964; trial
magistrate, Washington County, 1965-1967; state's at-
torney, Washington County, 1971-1975. Member, Board
of Visitors (president), Maryland School for the Deaf,
1965-1984. Member, Washington County Council on
Alcoholism; Washington County Alcoholism and Drug
Abuse Advisory Councils. Judge, District 11, District
Court of Maryland, 1979-1982. Married; 4 children.
JAMES WILLIAM MURPHY. Eighth Judicial Circuit,
1970. Born in Baltimore, February 21, 1926. Attended
Mt. St. Joseph's High School; Loyola College; University
of Maryland, J.D., 1950. Admitted to the Maryland Bar,
1950. Served in the U.S. Army in WW II. Assistant
state's attorney for Baltimore City, 1953-1962. Married;
JOSEPH F. MURPHY, JR. Third Judicial Circuit,
1984. Born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, January 9,
1944. Graduated from Boston College, 1965; University
of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1969. Admitted to the
Maryland Bar, 1969. Member, Maryland State and
Baltimore County Bar Associations; Maryland State's
Attorneys' Association; Maryland Criminal Defense At-
torneys' Association. State's Attorney for Baltimore City,
1970-1975; Deputy State's Attorney for Baltimore City,
1975-1976. Instructor, University of Baltimore Law
School, 1974; University of Maryland Law School,
1979. Recipient, U.S. Law Week Award-Criminal,
1969; Outstanding Part Time Instructor Award, Univer-
sity of Baltimore, 1976-1977; Fellows of Maryland Bar
Foundation, Inc., 1984. Married; 1 child.
J. THOMAS NISSEL. Fifth Judicial Circuit, 1980.
Born in Baltimore, December 29, 1930. Attended paro-
chial schools in Baltimore County; Loyola College, B.A.,
1952; University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B.,
1955; J.D., 1969. Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1955.
Member, Trial Lawyers Law Club. Director, Howard
County Bar Association, 1975-1976. Office of the Attor-
ney General, 1957-1964; state's attorney for Howard
County, 1966; county attorney for Howard County,
1967; associate judge, Howard County People's Court,
1970; chief judge, Howard County People's Court, 1971.
Chairman, Howard County Lawyer Referral, 1968-1969.
Administrative Judge, District Court, District 10,
1971-1980. Judge, Circuit Court for Howard County,
March 24, 1980 to date. Married; 6 children.
THOMAS E. NOEL. Eighth Judicial Circuit, 1983.
Born in Baltimore, August 17, 1948. Graduate of
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute; Morgan State College,
B.S., 1971; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D.,
1975. Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1975. Member,
Maryland State, Monumental City, and Baltimore City
Bar Associations. Recipient, Distinguished Alumnus
Award, Black Law Students Association, University of
Maryland School of Law. Attorney, Office of the Public
Defender, 1975-1981. Assistant Attorney General,
JOHN C. NORTH II. Second Judicial Circuit, 1983.
Born in Easton, October 16, 1930. Attended Mercersburg
Academy; University of Virginia, B.A., 1951; Harvard
Law School, J.D., 1954. Admitted to the Maryland Bar,
1956. Served in the U.S. Coast Guard. Member, Mary-
land State Bar Association. State's attorney, Talbot
County, 1963-1971. Judge, District Court, 1971-1983.
Member, Chesapeake Bay Yacht Club; Tred Avon Yacht
Club. Married; 2 children.
JOSEPH I. PINES. Eighth Judicial Circuit, 1980.
Born in New York City, February 16, 1922. Attended the
University of Baltimore, LL.B., 1942; LL.M., 1948;
Johns Hopkins University, M.L.A., 1975. Admitted to
the Maryland Bar, 1943. Member, American, Maryland
State, and Baltimore City Bar Associations; American