president, 1985-86). Past president, Montgomery Coun-
ty Bar Association; treasurer, Maryland State Bar Asso-
ciation, 1978-80. Member, Montgomery County Ethics
Commission, 1967-70; Sentencing Guidelines Project
Advisory Board, 1979-82; Conference of Circuit Court
Judges, 1981-86. Judge, People's Court, 1970-71; asso-
ciate judge. District Court of Maryland, 1971-75. Mar-
ried; 3 children.
GARY G. LEASURE. 4th Judicial Circuit, 1983-. Born
in Cumberland, July 7, 1946. Allegany High School;
Frostburg State College, B.S., 1968; University of Mary-
land School of Law, J.D., 1972. Admitted to Maryland
Bar, 1972. U.S. Army Reserve, 1969-75. Member,
American, Maryland State and Allegany County Bar
Associations. Frostburg City Attorney, 1975-78; Assis-
tant County Attorney for Allegany County, 1977-82;
County Attorney for Allegany County, 1982-84. Mar-
ried; 2 children.
EUGENE M. LERNER. 5th Judicial Circuit, 1979-.
Born in Annapolis, December 18, 1931. Annapolis
Grammar School and Annapolis High School; Universi-
ty of Maryland, 1948-50; University of Baltimore, J.D.,
1954. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1954. Served in U.S.
Army, 1954-56. Member, Anne Arundel County Bar
Association (president, 1976-77; treasurer, 1962-63);
Maryland State Bar Association (board of governors,
1979-80); American Bar Association; District of Colum-
bia Bar Association; Maryland Municipal Attorneys As-
sociation (president, 1977-79). Maryland Trial Magis-
trate, 1958-59; alderman, City of Annapolis, 1961-65;
city attorney for City of Annapolis, 1969-79; attorney
for Anne Arundel County Electrical Board, 1957-58;
member, Annapolis Planning and Zoning Commission,
1961-63. Member, Jewish War Veterans; B'nai B'rith;
Amos Lodge-Masons; American Judicature Society.
Married; 3 children.
JACOB S. LEVIN. 7th Judicial Circuit, 1975-. Bom in
Washington, D.C., December 23, 1923. American Uni-
versity; George Washington University, J.D., 1949. Ad-
mitted to D.C. Bar, 1949, and Maryland Bar, 1957.
Served in U.S. Army. Member, Maryland State, Mont-
gomery County and Prince George's County Bar As-
sociations. Alumni Achievement Award, George Wash-
ington University Law School, 1975. Member, Board of
Governors, Maryland State Bar Association, 1975; presi-
dent, Prince George's County Bar Association, 1974.
President, George Washington Law Alumni Associa-
tion, 1980. Professorial Lecturer in Law, George Wash-
ington University Law School, 1985- Married; 3 chil-
MARSHALL A. LEVIN. 8th Judicial Circuit, 1971-.
Born in Baltimore City, November 22, 1920. Baltimore
City College High School; The Johns Hopkins Universi-
ty; University of Virginia, B.A., 1941; Harvard Law
School, J.D., 1947. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1947.
Served in U.S. Navy. Member, American, Maryland
State and Baltimore City Bar Associations. Assistant
city solicitor, Baltimore City, 1949; State Department of
Legislative Reference 1948-49; magistrate, Baltimore
City, 1951-59; judge. Housing Court of Baltimore City,
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1955-59. Fellowship recipient, National Endowment of
the Humanities, University of Arizona, 1976. Author of
articles published in Judicature, Maryland Law Review,
and University of Baltimore Law Review. National lec-
turer on sentencing, death penalty, right to privacy, and
immunities; consultant reviewer on criminal justice for
National Institute of Justice. Chairman, Maryland Sen-
tencing Guidelines Board. Faculty, University of Balti-
more (Legal Studies graduate course); National Judicial
College. Married; 3 children.
DANA M. LEVITZ. 3rd Judicial Circuit, 1985-. Bom
in Baltimore, December 8, 1948. University of Mary-
land, Baltimore County, B.A., 1970; University of Balti-
more Law School, J.D., 1973. Admitted to Maryland
Bar, 1973. Member, American, Maryland State and Bal-
timore County Bar Associations; American Trial Law-
yers Association; National District Attorneys' Associa-
tion; Maryland State's Attorneys' Association. Assistant
State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1973-75. Assistant
State's Attorney, Baltimore County, 1975-84 (Deputy
State's Attorney, 1984-85). Chairman, Baltimore Coun-
ty Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Com-
mittee, 1983; Pro Bono Legal Services Committee,
1984-85; Membership Committee, 1986. Board of Di-
rectors, Baltimore County Sexual Assault and Domestic
Violence Center, 1980-82; Maryland State's Attorneys'
Association, 1980-85; Maryland Institute for the Con-
tinuing Professional Education of Lawyers, 1982-84;
Jewish Big Brother and Big Sister League of Baltimore,
ERNEST A. LOVELESS, JR. 7th Judicial Circuit,
I960-; Chief Judge and Circuit Administrative Judge;
Chairman, Conference of Circuit Judges, 1980-86. Bom
in Washington, D.C., November 29, 1922. Surrattsville
High School; University of Maryland, B.A., 1943;
George Washington University Law School, LL.B.,
J.D., 1947; LL.M., 1948. Admitted to Maryland Bar,
1948. Served in U.S. Navy. Member, American, Mary-
land State and Prince George's County Bar Associa-
tions; American Judicature Society; National Council
for Crime and Delinquency. Chairman, Maryland Judi-
cial Conference, 1975-76. Former chairman, Maryland
Judicial Conference Committee on Juvenile Courts in
Maryland; District Advisory Board for the Public De-
fender System. Maryland House of Delegates, 1954-60.
Former member, Metropolitan Area Council of Juvenile
Court Judges; attorney, Board of License Commission-
ers for Prince George's County, 1947-54. Past president,
Clinton Lions Club; past president, Surrattsville P.T.A.;
past president, Southern Prince George's County Board
of Trade; member, VFW; American Legion; Clinton
Lions Club. Married; 4 children.
ROBERT H. MASON. 7th Judicial Circuit, 1978-.
Born in Washington, D.C., July 9, 1938. University of
Maryland, B.A., 1963; University of Maryland School of
Law, J.D., 1969. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1969.
Member, Maryland State and Prince George's County
Bar Associations; National Council of Juvenile Court
Judges; Metropolitan Council of Family and Juvenile
Court Judges. Married; 3 children.