Army. Member, American, Maryland State and
Montgomery County Bar Associations; American Judica-
ture Society. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.
Assistant State's Attorney, Montgomery County, 1959-
62; Montgomery County Ethics Commission, 1967-70;
trustee, Montgomery College Board of Trustees, 1968-71.
Member, House of Delegates, 1963-67. Member, State
Senate, 1971-75. Eagleton Institute Outstanding Legis-
lator Award; American Law School Jurisprudence Awards
in Bailments, Bills and Notes, Evidence and Sales. Judge,
District 6, District Court of Maryland, 1978-81.
WILLIAM H. McCULLOUGH. County Administra-
tive Judge, Prince George's County Circuit Court, since
1975 (Associate Judge, 1969—). Born in Washington,
DC, January 22, 1926. Woodrow Wilson High School,
Washington, DC; George Washington University, A.A.,
1947; George Washington University Law School, LL.B.,
1950. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1950. Served in U.S.
Navy. Member, Maryland State, Prince George's County
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.
JOSEPH PATRICK McCURDY, JR. Associate Judge,
Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since
1991. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, November 1, 1940.
Loyola High School; Loyola College, A.B., 1962; Vil-
lanova University School of Law, LL.B., 1965. Admitted
to Maryland Bar, 1966. Member, American, Maryland
State and Baltimore City Bar Associations. Assistant attor-
ney general, 1982-88. Associate Judge, Baltimore City,
District 1, District Court of Maryland, 1988 91.
PAUL A. McGUCKIAN. Associate Judge. Mont-
gomery County Circuit Court, 6th Judicial Circuit, since
1989. Born in Norwood, Massachusetts, May 3, 1938.
Dickinson College, B.A., 1960; George Washington
University Law School, LL.B., 1964. Admitted to Maryland
Bar, 1965. Served in U.S. Army. Member, American Bar
Association. Member, Maryland State Bar Association
(board of governors, 1987-88; long-range planning com-
mittee). Member, Montgomery County Bar Association
(chairman, long-range planning committee; juvenile law
committee; administrative law committee). Board of
Directors, Montgomery County Bar Foundation. Former
Town Attorney, Town of Somerset. Legal consultant to
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commis-
sion (citizens advisory committee-blue ribbon committee).
Counsel, Housing Opportunities Commission, Montgomery
County. Assistant County Attorney, Montgomery County,
1966-71. Counsel, Montgomery County Delegation to
General Assembly, 1974-78. County Attorney,
Montgomery County, 1979-87. President, West End
Citizens Association, Rockville. Member, Rockville Charter
Review Commission; Montgomery County Council Task
Force on Real Property Assessment Practices. Judge, District
6, District Court of Maryland, 1987-89.
GRAYDON S. MeKEE III. Associate Judge, Prince
George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, since
1987. Born in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, November 8,
1937. McGufty High School, Claysvillc, Pennsylvania;
Baldwin-Wallace College, Bcrca, Ohio; University of
Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1967; University of Vir-
ginia (international law); College of Juvenile Justice; Na-
tional Judicial College on Court Administration, 1980.
Served in U.S. Marine Corps. Admitted to Maryland Bar,
1967. Member, American, Maryland State and Prince
George's County Bar Associations; chairman. Mental
Health Committee; member. National Council of Juvenile
Court Judges. Member, Prince George's County Board of
Education, 1972-73. Master of Juvenile Causes, Prince
George's County, 1970-75. Judge, District Court of
Maryland, District 5, Prince George's County, 1977-1987
(Administrative Judge, 1981-1987). Past president. New
Carrollton Recreation Club. Member, Prince George's
County Joint Committee on Mental Health. Chairman,
Prince George's County Corrections Advisory Board,
J. JAMES McKENNA. Associate Judge, Montgomery
County Circuit Court, 6th Judicial Circuit, since 1986.
Born in East Orange, New Jersey, December 17, 1935.
Seton Hall University, B.A., 1958. Served in U.S. Army,
1958-60. Georgetown University Law Center, LL.B.,
1963. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1970. Member,
American Bar Association. Member, Maryland State Bar
Association (ethics committee, 1981-83; special commit-
tee 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). Member,
Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Maryland Trial
Lawyers Association (board of governors, 1981-83); Na-
tional Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys;
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association (chair-
man, education committee, 1984-85; president, 1985 -86).
Founder, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice. Member, The
Barristers. Assistant corporation counsel. District of
Columbia, 1965-66. Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1966-69.
Montgomery County Assistant State's Attorney, 1970-72;
Deputy State's Attorney, 1972-73. District Public
Defender, District 6, Montgomery County, 1973-79. Dis-
trict Advisory Board, Public Defender System,
Montgomery County, 1979-86. Board of Trustees, Public
Defender System of Maryland, 1983-86.
AUDREY EARNSHAW MELBOURNE. Associate
Judge, Prince George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial
Circuit, since 1978. Born 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 Associa-
tions; Prince George's County Women Lawyers Caucus.
Woman of the Year (BPW), 1969; Ten Most Outstanding
Women of Laurel, 1971; Outstanding Citizen, Sorop-
timists International, Laurel, 1976.
PETER L MESSITTE. Associate Judge, Montgomery
County Circuit Court, 6th Judicial Circuit, since 1985.
Born in Washington, DC, July 17,1941. Bcthcsda-Chevy
Chase High School; Amherst College, B.A., cum laudc,
1963; University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1966 (first
prize, Karl Llewelyn Moot Court Competition, 1965).
Peace Corps Volunteer, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1967-68. Ad-
mitted to Maryland Rar, 1969. Member, Intcr-Amcrican,
American, District of Columbia, Maryland State and
Montgomery County Bar Associations. Member,
American Law Institute. Bencher and past president,
Montgomery County Inn of Court. Vice-President and
General Counsel, Community Psychiatric Clinic, 1975 -85.
Maryland Delegate and Chairperson of Uncommitted
Delegate Caucus, Democratic National Convention, 1980.
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Bethesda-Chevy Chase
High School, 1984.