JAMES S. McAULIFFE, JR. 6th Judicial Circuit,
1981- Bora in Washington, D.C., March 24, 1931. Be-
thesda-Chevy Chase High School; Montgomery College,
A.A., 1951; Washington College of Law, American Uni-
versity, J.D., 1954. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1954.
Served in U.S. Army. Member, American, Maryland
State and Montgomery County Bar Associations; Amer-
ican Judicature Society; fellow, American College of
Trial Lawyers. Assistant state's attorney, Montgomery
County, 1959-62; Montgomery County Ethics Commis-
sion, 1967-70; trustee, Montgomery College Board of
Trustees, 1968-71. Maryland House of Delegates,
1963-67; Maryland State Senate, 1971-75. Eagleton In-
stitute Outstanding Legislator Award; Law School
American Jurisprudence Awards in Bailments, Bills and
Notes, Evidence and Sales. Judge, District 6, District
Court of Maryland, 1978-81. Married; 4 children.
WILLIAM H. McCULLOUGH. 7th Judicial Circuit,
1969-; Administrative Judge for Prince George's Coun-
ty. Born in Washington, D.C., January 22, 1926. Wood-
row Wilson High School, Washington, D.C.; George
Washington University, A. A., 1947, LL.B., 1950. Ad-
mitted to Maryland Bar, 1950. Served in U.S. Navy.
Member, Maryland State, Prince George's and District
of Columbia Bar Associations. Attorney for Prince
George's County Board of License Commissioners.
Judge, People's Court, Prince George's County,
1965-69. Married; 4 children.
J. JAMES McKENNA. 6th Judicial Circuit, 1986-.
Bora in East Orange, New Jersey, December 17, 1935.
Seton Hall University, B.A., 1958; Georgetown Univer-
sity Law Center, LL.B., 1963. Admitted to Maryland
Bar, 1970. Served in U.S. Army, 1958-60. Member,
American, Maryland State and Montgomery County
Bar Associations. Member, Maryland State Bar Associa-
tion Ethics Committee, 1981-83, and Special Committee
on Professional Responsibility, 1982-83. Member,
Montgomery County Bar Association Judicial Selections
Committee, 1975-77, Ethics Committee, 1976-80 (chair-
man, 1979-80), Executive Committee, 1980-81. Mem-
ber, Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Maryland
Trial Lawyers' Association (board of governors,
1981-83); National Association of Criminal Defense At-
torneys; Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Associ-
ation (chairman, education committee, 1984-85; presi-
dent, 1985-86). Founder, Trial Lawyers for Public
Justice. Member, The Barristers. Assistant U.S. Attor-
ney, 1966-69. Assistant State's Attorney, 1970-72, Dep-
uty State's Attorney, 1972-73, District Public Defender,
1973-79, Montgomery County. District Advisory Board
for Public Defender System, Montgomery County,
1979-86. Board of Trustees, Public Defender System of
Maryland, 1983-86. Married; 3 children.
AUDREY EARNSHAW MELBOURNE. 7th Judicial
Circuit, 1978-. Bora in Chicago, Illinois, December 20,
1930. Drake Academy, New York, New York; Roanoke
College; George Washington University, B.A., 1955;
University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1962.
Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1962. Member, Maryland
State and Prince George's County Bar Associations;
Prince George's County Women Lawyers Caucus.
Woman of the Year (BPW), 1969; Ten Most Outstand-
ing Women of Laurel, 1971; Outstanding Citizen, So-
roptimist International, Laurel, 1976. Divorced; 4 chil-
PETER J. MESSITTE. 6th Judicial Circuit, 1985-.
Bora in Washington, D.C., July 17, 1941. Amherst Col-
lege B.A., cum laude, 1963; University of Chicago Law
School, J.D., 1966. Peace Corps Volunteer, Sao Paulo,
Brazil, 1967-68. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1969.
Member, Inter-American, American, District of Colum-
bia, Maryland State and Montgomery County Bar As-
sociations. Vice-President and General Counsel, Com-
munity Psychiatric Clinic, 1975-85. Maryland Delegate
and Chairperson of Uncommitted Delegate Caucus,
Democratic National Convention, 1980. Married, 2 chil-
WILLIAM C. MILLER. 6th Judicial Circuit, 1982-.
Born in Kokomo, Indiana, June 15, 1930. Coolidge
High School, Washington, D.C.; University of Mary-
land, B.A., 1953; George Washington Law School,
LL.B., J.D., 1957. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1958.
Served in U.S. Air Force, 1953-55. Member, Maryland
State and Montgomery County Bar Associations. Legis-
lative counsel to Montgomery County delegation, 1961,
1967; member. Judicial Nominating Commission of the
Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1971-75. Judge, District 6, Dis-
trict Court of Maryland, 1980-82. Married; 5 children.
DAVID B. MITCHELL. 8th Judicial Circuit, 1984-.
Born in Bronx, N.Y., May 25, 1945. The Peddie School,
Hightstown, N.J.; Fisk University, B.A., 1967; Colum-
bia University School of Law, J.D., 1970. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1970. Member, National Bar Association
(committees on professional ethics and commercial law);
Maryland State Bar Association (council of juvenile and
family law; committees on professional responsibility
and fee disputes); Monumental City Bar Association
(chairperson and former vice-president, judicial selec-
tions committee); National Council of Juvenile and
Family Court Judges (metropolitan court judges com-
mittee). Associate, Brown, Allen and Josey, 1970-72.
Assistant chief. Case Preparation Unit, State's Attor-
ney's Office, Baltimore City, 1972-73; Assistant Public
Defender, 1973. Founding partner, Mitchell & Lee,
1973-84. Member, Board of Directors, Federal Pretrial
Release Program, 1975-84; Board of Advisors, Dundalk
Community College Para-Legal Program. Member, At-
torney Grievance Commission, 1979-83; Character
Committee, 8th Judicial Circuit, 1979-84; Standing
Committee on Rules, Court of Appeals of Maryland,
1983-84; Maryland Juvenile Justice Advisory Council,
1985-. Member, Church of the Holy Trinity. President,
Baltimore Fisk Club. Member, Inter-Alumni Council of
Maryland; Intergovernmental Relations Committee,
United Way of Central Maryland. Board of Trustees,
Visiting Nurse Association of Baltimore, Inc.; American
Society of Hospital Attorneys. Recipient of Lawrence S.
Greenbaum Prize for Appellate Advocacy, Columbia
University School of Law. Married; 3 children.
JOHN J. MITCHELL. 6th Judicial Circuit, 1974-;
Circuit Administrative Judge, 1986-. Born in Maiden,
Massachusetts, December 26, 1926. Gonzaga College