bcr and past president. Women's Law Center, 1972-74
(board of directors, 1974-76). Chair, Governor's Commis-
sion to Study Implementation of the Equal Rights Amend-
ment, 1975-78. Delegate to National Women's
Conference, Houston, Texas, 1977. Member, Mayor's
Committee on the Disposition of Felis Point Properties,
Baltimore City, 1977-81. Member, Governor's Commis-
sion on Domestic Relations Laws, 1979-83. Vice-Chair,
Child Support Enforcement Advisory Council, 1983-87.
Founding member and advisory board member. House of
Ruth, Inc., 1981-85.
CLIFTON I. GORDY. Associate Judge, Baltimore City
Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since 1985. Born in
Delmar, Maryland, November 6, 1946. Maryland State
College, B.A., 1968; University of Maryland School of
Law, J.D., 1973. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1973. Mem-
ber, Maryland State and Monumental City Bar Associa-
tions. Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1973-75,
1977-85. Board of Directors, West Baltimore Community
Health Care Corp. Baltimore City Board of Bail Bond
Licensing Commissioners, 1982-85. Maryland State's
Attorneys' Association, 1983-85; Maryland Institute for
Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MIC-
PEL) Faculty, 1984—; Committee, Baltimore Museum of
Art. Member, NAACP; Urban League; American-Israel
Society. Member, Conference of Circuit Judges, 1989—.
Honorary Doctor of Laws, University of Maryland, 1990.
HARRY CHESTER GOUDY, JR. Associate Judge,
Annc Arundcl County Circuit Court, 5th Judicial Circuit,
since 1977. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, July 29, 1934.
Towson High School; Severn School; University of
Maryland, B.S., 1957; University of Maryland School of
Law, J.D., 1961. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1961. Mem-
ber, American, Maryland State and Annc Arundel County
Bar Associations; American Arbitration Association.
Board of Governors, Maryland State Bar Association.
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education
of Lawyers (MICPEL), 1978-81. Deputy State's Attor-
ney, Annc Arundel County, 1965-70. Board of Governors,
Severn School. Member, Woods Memorial Church.
THOMAS CLAY GROTON HI. Associate Judge,
Worcester County Circuit Court, 1st Judicial Circuit, since
1990. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, August 6, 1947. St.
Paul's Preparatory School; Washington and Lee Univer-
sity, B.A., 1970; University of Baltimore School of Law,
J.D., 1974. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1974. Past mem-
ber, American, Maryland State and Worcester County Bar
Associations; Association of Trial Lawyers of America;
National District Attorneys Association. Deputy City
Solicitor, Ocean City, 1978-82. Attorney, Ocean City
Board of Zoning Appeals and Ocean City Planning and
Zoning Commission, 1978-83. Assistant State's Attorney,
Worcester County, 1979-82. Attorney for Planning Com-
mission, Town of Snow Hill, 1981-83. Assistant Public
Defender, Worcester County, 1982-83. Administrative
Judge, District 2, District Court of Maryland, 1985-90
(Associate Judge, 1983-85).
ROBERT I. H. HAMMERMAN. Associate Judge,
Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since
1967 (Chief Judge). Born in Baltimore, Maryland, July 17,
1928. Baltimore City College; The Johns Hopkins Univer-
sity, B.A, 1950; Harvard University Law School, J.D.,
1953. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1953. Member,
American, Maryland State and Baltimore City Bar Associa-
tions; American Judicature Society. Advisor, Lancers Boys
Club; president, Har Sinai Congregation Brotherhood.
Former president. City College Alumni Association;
Greater Baltimore Chapter March of Dimes. Former mem-
ber, Governor's Commission on Law Enforcement and the
Administration of Justice; Board of Directors, Better Busi-
ness Bureau; Jewish Community Center; Johns Hopkins
Club. Baltimore City College Hall of Fame; Golden Deeds
Award, Exchange Club; Man of the Year, Hebrew Noble
Ladies; Afro-American Honor Role for Superior Public
Service; Annual Award for Humanitarian Service, Nation-
al Council of Jewish Women.
ELLEN M. HELLER. Associate Judge, Baltimore City
Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since 1986. Born in
Baltimore, Maryland, May 16, 1941. The Johns Hopkins
University, B.S., 1972; University of Maryland School of
Law, J.D., cum laude, 1977. Admitted to Maryland Bar,
1977. Member, American Bar Association; American Bar
Foundation; American Law Institute. Member, Maryland
State Bar Association (chair, committee on continuing
legal education, 1986; member, special committee on law
practice quality (chair, 1989); member, section council of
state and local government). Member, Maryland Bar
Foundation. Member, Baltimore City Bar Association
(vice-chair, ethics committee, 1986; member, publications
committee). Office of the Attorney General, 1977-86
(deputy chief. Educational Affairs Division; principal
counsel to State Dept. of Education). Instructor, Univer-
sity of Maryland School of Law. First woman president,
National Association of State Boards of Education Attor-
neys, 1984. Member, Commission for Students at Risk,
1988-89. Past member and president. Cross Country Im-
provement Association. Executive Committee, Baltimore
Jewish Council, 1981-84. Board member, Maryland
School for the Blind, 1987-89.
ROBERT H. HELLER, JR. Associate Judge, Annc
Arundel County Circuit Court, 5th Judicial Circuit, since
1984. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, March 8, 1942. At-
tended Anne Arundel County public schools; University
of Maryland, B.S., 1964. U.S. Navy, 1964-68; U.S. Naval
Reserve, 1968-73. University of Maryland School of Law,
J.D., cum laude, 1972. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1972.
Member, American, Maryland State and Annc Arundel
County Bar Associations; American Judicature Society;
American Judges Association. Director, Board of Direc-
tors, Judicial Institute of Maryland. Member, State Ad-
visory Board for Juvenile Services. Past secretary, 5th
Judicial Character Committee. Past chairperson. Attorney
Grievance Commission Inquiry Committee. Instructor,
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education
of Lawyers (MICPEL); Maryland Trial Lawyers Associa-
tion; Annc Arundel County Bar Association. Past member,
Board of Trustees, Severn School. Past member and chair-
person, Gibson Island Country School; past member and
president. Board of Directors, Woods Adult Day Care
L WILLIAM HINKEL. Associate Judge, Baltimore
County Circuit Court, 3rd Judicial Circuit, since 1981.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, April 4, 1932. Attended
Baltimore City public schools; University of Baltimore,
A.A., 1956; University of Baltimore School of Law,
LL.B., 1959. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1959. Member,
Maryland State and Baltimore County Bar Associations.
Member, House of Delegates, 1967-70. People's Counsel,
Public Service Commission, 1970-71. Judge, District 8,
District Court of Maryland, 1971-81.