Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1971. Member, Mary-
land State and Baltimore City Bar Associations. Mem-
ber, TKE Fraternity.
IRMA S. RAKER. 6th Judicial Circuit, 1982-. Bom in
Brooklyn, New York, April 24, 1938. Midwood High
School; Syracuse University, B.A., 1959; Washington
College of Law, American University, J.D., 1972. Hague
Academy of International Law, 1959. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1973. Member, American, Maryland
State, Montgomery County and District of Columbia
Women's Bar Associations. State delegate. Conference
of State Trial Judges of American Bar Association.
Member, Board of Governors, Maryland State Bar As-
sociation (chair, criminal law and practice section; chair,
committee to draft pattern jury instructions in criminal
cases). Member, Executive Committee, Maryland Judi-
cial Conference; National District Attorneys' Associa-
tion. Assistant state's attorney, Montgomery County,
1973-79. Member, Montgomery County Advisory Com-
mission on Environmental Law, 1979; Montgomery
County Commission on Battered Spouses; Advisory
Commission on Child Abuse and Neglect. Board of Di-
rectors, Hebrew Home for Greater Washington. Part-
ner, Sachs, Greenebaum, and Tayler. Publication: "The
Right of the Police to Break and Enter: No-Knock,"
American University Law Review (1970-71). Adjunct
professor, Washington College of Law. Recipient, Amer-
ican Judicature Book Award for Torts, Criminal Proce-
dure; Lura E. Turley Award from Washington College
of Law; Law Review, American University. Judge, Dis-
trict 6, District Court of Maryland, 1980-82. Married; 3
JAMES MAGRUDER REA. 7th Judicial Circuit,
1980-. Born in Washington, D.C., March 11, 1924.
Bladensburg High School; University of Maryland,
A.B., 1943; University of Maryland School of Law,
LL.B., 1950. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1951. Served
in U.S. Army. Member, American, Maryland State and
Prince George's County Bar Associations. Chairman,
Democratic State Central Committee, Prince George's
County, 1966-69. Member, Trinity Church, Upper
Marlboro; Southern Maryland Society; Marlborough
Hunt Club. Judge, District 5, District Court of Mary-
land, 1969-80. Widower; 4 children.
EDWARD D. E. ROLLINS, JR. 2nd Judicial Circuit,
1983-. Born in Baltimore, March 29, 1932. Archmere
Academy; attended Loyola College, 1950-53; University
of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1956. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1956. Member, American, Maryland
State and Cecil County Bar Associations. Past president,
Cecil County Bar Association; past member, Character
Committee and Grievance Committee, Maryland State
Bar Association. Member, Maryland Constitutional
Convention, 1967-68. Married; 6 children.
DAVID ROSS. 8th Judicial Circuit, 1968- Born in
Washington, D.C., April 11, 1929. Attended public
schools in Anne Arundel County, Washington, D.C.,
Chesterfield County, Virginia, and Petersburg, Virginia;
University of Maryland, LL.B., 1953. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1953. Served in U.S. Marine Corps.
Member, American, Maryland State and Baltimore City
Bar Associations; National Conference of State Trial
Judges; Maryland Conference of Circuit Judges (chair-
man, 1978-80). Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation;
American Bar Foundation; American College of Probate
Counsel. Chairman, Court of Appeals Standing Com-
mittee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, 1978-82.
Member, Lawyers' Round Table; participant, 1969, and
faculty advisor, 1972, National Judicial College. Mem-
ber, Board of Appeals, Department of Employment Se-
curity, 1957-59. Member, Order of the Coif. Married; 2
DAVID GRAY ROSS. 7th Judicial Circuit, 1978-.
Born in Quanah, Texas, August 9, 1935. McKinley
High School, Washington, D.C.; George Washington
University; American University, B.S., 1960; Washing-
ton College of Law, American University, J.D., 1964.
Served in U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserve; retired as
colonel, JAGC (Judge Advocate, General's Court), after
twenty-six years of service. Member, Maryland State,
Prince George's County and District of Columbia Bar
Associations. Assistant Corporation Counsel, District of
Columbia, 1965-67; Associate County Attorney, Prince
George's County, 1967-68; Master of Juvenile Causes,
Prince George's County, 1968-70, Maryland House of
Delegates, 1970-78. Appointed by the President to Na-
tional Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, 1980.
Married; 2 children.
L. LEONARD RUBEN. 6th Judicial Circuit, 1983-.
Bom in Brooklyn, New York, March 24, 1925. McKin-
ley High School, Washington, D.C.; George Washington
University, A.B., 1951, LL.B., J.D., 1954. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1965. Served in U.S. Navy. Member,
Montgomery County Ethics Commission; American Ar-
bitration Association. Maryland House of Delegates,
1970-74. Judge, District Court for Montgomery Coun-
ty, 1974-83. Married; 4 children.
CALVIN R. SANDERS. 6th Judicial Circuit, 1979-.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, February 20, 1924. James
Madison High School; Cornell University, B.S., 1948;
American University, LL.B., 1955. Admitted to Mary-
land Bar, 1955. Served in U.S. Army Air Corps. Mem-
ber, Maryland State and Montgomery County Bar As-
sociations. Montgomery County Board of Appeals,
1965-69. Judge, District Court, District 6, 1970-79.
Married; 2 children.
JAMES STEPHEN SFEKAS. 3rd Judicial Circuit,
1980-. Born in Racine, Wisconsin, August 25, 1918.
Baltimore City College High School; Johns Hopkins
University, B.S., 1939; University of Maryland School of
Law, J.D., 1948. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1948. Bat-
tery Commander, 13th Airborne Division. Member,
Maryland State Bar Association; American Judicature
Society. Baltimore City Solicitor's Office, 1956-59; spe-
cial attorney, State Roads Commission, 1959-71; admin-
istrative special attorney. State Highway Administra-
tion, 1971-77. General counsel, Greek Orthodox
Cathedral of Annunciation; general counsel, United Chi-
os Society. Greek interpreter, Baltimore City, Baltimore
County, and U.S. District courts. Judge, District 8, Dis-
trict Court of Maryland, 1977-80. Married; 3 children.