Montgomery County, 1974-75 (District Court), 1975-79
(Circuit Court). District Public Defender, Montgomery
County, 1979-82. Member, Montgomery County
Criminal Justice Commission, 1979-82. Judge, District
Court of Maryland, District 6, 1982-84. Chairman, Dis-
trict Advisory Board for Public Defender System,
Montgomery County, 1984. Member, Maryland Coor-
dinating Committee for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday,
1984-86. Member, Board of Directors, Children's Hospi-
tal National Medical Center, 1973-81; Board ofDircctors,
Suburban Maryland Fair Housing, 1973-75; NAACP (life
member); Country Place Citizens Association Covenants
Committee (vice-chairman, 1977; chairman, 1978; board
of directors, 1981-84). Board of Regents, Morgan State
University, 1981-82. Assistant professorial lecturer,
George Washington University College of General
Studies, Graduate School of Forensic Science, 1978-80;
guest lecturer, Street Law Program, Montgomery County
Detention Center, 1979. Lecturer, University of
Maryland University College, 1989. Adjunct Faculty,
Washington College of Law, The American University,
1991. Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., IUL
Chapter. Outstanding Citizen of the Year, 1982, Omega
Psi Phi Fraternity, Mu Nu Chapter; Montgomery County
NAACP Award, 1984.
RAYMOND E. BECK. County Administrative Judge,
Carroll County Circuit Court, 5th Judicial Circuit, since
1991 (Associate Judge, 1989). Born in Baltimore,
Maryland, March 5, 1939. Baltimore City and Baltimore
County public schools. Served in U.S. Marine Corps, 1956-
59. Lt. Colonel, Maryland Army National Guard. Univer-
sity of Baltimore, A.A., 1964; University of Baltimore
School of Law, LL.B., 1967; Judge Advocate Generals
School, basic and advanced courses, 1986. 1988; U.S.
Army Command and General Staff College, 1988. Ad-
mitted to Maryland Bar, 1967. Member, American,
Maryland State and Carroll County Bar Associations.
Member, House of Delegates, 1972-82. Member, State
Senate, 1983-89; member. Budget and Taxation Commit-
tee; Joint Budget and Audit Committee; Spending Affor-
dability Committee; Special Joint Committee on Pensions;
Joint Committee on State Government Revision; Special
Joint Oversight Committee on Juvenile Services Initiative.
Honorary Doctor of Law, Western Maryland College,
THOMAS J. BOLLINGER, SR. Associate Judge, Bal-
timore County Circuit Court, 3rd Judicial Circuit, since
1990. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, June 6,1941. Served
in U.S. Army. Loyola College, B.S., 1963; University of
Baltimore Law School, LL.B., 1968. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1969. Member, Maryland State and Bal-
timore County Bar Associations. Assistant State's Attor-
ney, Baltimore City, 1970-76. Assistant County Attorney,
Baltimore County, 1977-85. Member, Board of Appeals,
Baltimore County, 1986-89. Judge, District 8, District
Court of Maryland, 1989-90.
ELSBETH LEVY BOTHE. Associate Judge, Baltimore
City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since 1978. Born
in Baltimore, Maryland, October 17,1927. Park School;
University of Chicago, A.B., 1947; University of Zurich;
University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1952.
Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1952. Member, American,
Maryland State, Baltimore City and Women's Bar Associa-
tions. Elected to American Law Institute, 1976. Member,
Constitutional Convention Commission, 1965-67;
delegate, Constitutional Convention of Maryland, 1967.
Member, Board of Patuxent Institution, 1965-72. Assis-
tant Public Defender, 1972-78. President, American Civil
Liberties Union of Maryland and member, ACLU Nation-
al Board (resigned 1978); vice-president. Citizens Plan-
ning and Housing Association (resigned 1978).
GEORGE W. BOWLING. County Administrative
Judge, Charles County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit,
since 1975 (Associate Judge, 1975). Born in Charles
County, Maryland, November 6,1925. Attended Charles
County public schools. Served in U.S. Army. University of
Maryland; University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B.,
1950. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1949. Member,
American, Maryland State and Charles County Bar As-
sociations. State's Attorney, Charles County, 1954-60.
Judge, District 4, District Court of Maryland, 1971-75.
ALFRED L. BRENNAN, SR. Associate Judge, Bal-
timore County Circuit Court, 3rd Judicial Circuit, since
1988. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, December 10,1928.
Served in U.S. Naval Reserve. Loyola College, 1948-50;
University of Baltimore School of Law, LL.B., 1954.
Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1955. Member, Maryland
State Bar Association (board member, 1984); Baltimore
County Bar Association (president, 1982-83); Dissenters
Law Club. Substitute magistrate, Baltimore County, 1965 -
66. Judge, Baltimore County People's Court, 1967. Judge,
District Court of Maryland, District 8,1984-88. Member,
Board of Trustees, Franklin Square Hospital, 1966-80.
Chairman, Boy Scout Troop 750, 1966-76; president,
Middle River Optimist Club, 1967-68.
JOHN HANSON BRISCOE. County Administrative
Judge, St. Mary's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Cir-
cuit, since 1986. Born in Leonardtown, Maryland, April
10.1934. Mt. St. Mary's College, A.B., 1956; University
of Baltimore School of Law, LL.B., 1960. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1960. Member, House of Delegates, 1962-
79 (chairman, natural resources committee, 1967; chair-
man, environmental matters committee, 1969; chairman,
ways and means committee, 1971-73). Chairman,
Southern Legislative Conference, 1971-72. Speaker of the
House of Delegates, 1973-79.
ROGER W. BROWN. Associate Judge, Baltimore City
Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since 1987. Born in
Baltimore, Maryland, October 12,1940. Baltimore City
public schools; Morgan State College, B.A., 1965; Univer-
sity of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1973. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1974. Caseworker, 1965-70, and personnel
officer, 1970-74, Baltimore City Department of Social
Services. Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1974-
75. Assistant Public Defender, Baltimore City, 1978-85.
Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 1, Baltimore
City, 1985-87. Member, Commissioner Education Com-
mittee, 1985-87; Committee on Mental Health and Al-
coholism, 1986-87; Juvenile and Family Law Committee,
1987. Board of Directors, Child Care Mediation, 1988-
89. Board of Directors, Judicial Institute of Maryland,
1988-89. Board of Directors, Ft. Smallwood Marine In-
stitute, 1990. Board of Directors, Franciscan Youth Cen-
ter, 1990. Board of Directors, X-Ccll, Inc., 1978-85.
President, Social Services Employees Union, 1968-71.
Chairman, St. Ann's Parish Council, 1978-81.
WILLIAM R. BUCHANAN, SR. Associate Judge,
Baltimore County Circuit Court, 3rd Judicial Circuit, since
1976. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, July 25,1926. Mt. St.
Joseph's High School. Served in U.S. Army. Loyola Col-
lege, Ph.B., 1949; University of Maryland School of Law,