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WILLIAM C. MILLER. Associate Judge, Montgomery
County Circuit Court, 6th Judicial Circuit, since 1982.
Born in Kokomo, Indiana, June 15,1930. Coolidge High
School, Washington, DC; University of Maryland, B.A.,
1953. U.S. Air Force, 1953-55. George Washington Law
School, LL.B., J.D., 1957. Admitted to Maryland Bar,
1958. Member, Montgomery County Bar Association.
Legislative counsel to Montgomery County Delegation,
1961, 1967. Member, Judicial Nominating Commission
of the Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1971-75. Judge, District 6,
District Court of Maryland, 1980 82.

WILLIAM D. MISSOURI. Associate Judge, Prince
George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, since
1987. Born in Washington, DC, September 4, 1940.
Attended Ebenezer High School, Dalzell, South Carolina;
Bowie State College, B.S., 1975; University of Maryland
School of Law, J.D., 1978. Served in U.S. Air Force.
Member, American, Maryland State, Monumental City
and J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Associations. State's Attorney's
Office, Prince George's County, 1978-85. Member, Prince
George's County Bar Association (chair, continuing legal
education committee, 1986-87; chair, special committee to
review bar association committee structure, 1987-88;
board of directors, 1983—; by-laws committee, 1984-85;
legal services committee, 1981-83; outreach committee,
1986—; cocaine task force, 1986-87; domestic violence
task force, 1984-86). Member, Special Joint Committee on
Gender Bias in the Courts, 1986—. Member, Executive
Committee, University of Maryland Law School Alumni
Association, 1986—. Member, Phi Alpha Delta Interna-
tional Law Fraternity; National District Attorneys As-
sociation; Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Instructor, Paralegal Studies, Prince George's Community
College, 1985—. American Inns of Court, Marlborough
Chapter (master of the bench, 1988-90; president, 1990-
91). Prince Hall Masons, Prudent Lodge no. 27 (worship-
ful master, 1971, 1972). Jonathan Davis Consistory no.
One, 33 degree, Mecca Temple, no. Ten Shriners. Mem-
ber, parish council, St. Joseph's Church, Landovcr. Ad-
ministrative Judge, 5th District, District Court of
Maryland, 1987 (Associate Judge, 1985-87).

DAVID B. MITCHELL. Associate Judge, Baltimore
City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since 1984. Born
in Bronx, New York, May 25,1945. The Peddie School,
Hightstown, New Jersey; Fisk University, B.A., 1967;
Columbia 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 (former
vice-president; chairperson, judicial selections committee);
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
(vice-chairman, metropolitan court judges committee,
1988-89; board of trustees, 1988—). Associate, Brown,
Allen and Joscy, 1970-72. Assistant chief. Case Prepara-
tion Unit, State's Attorney's Office, Baltimore City, 1972-
73. Assistant Public Defender, Baltimore City, 1973.
Founding partner, Mitchcll & Lee, 1973-84. Board of
Directors, Federal Prctrial Release Program, 1975-84.
Board of Advisors, Dundalk Community College Paralegal
Program. Commissioner, Attorney Grievance Commis-
sion, 1979-83; Character Committee, 8th Judicial Circuit,
1979-84; Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules
of Practice and Procedure, 1983-84; Maryland Juvenile
Justice Advisory Council, 1985—. Chairman, Committee

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on Juvenile and Family Law and Procedure, Maryland
Judicial Conference, 1986-88. Lecturer and faculty. Na-
tional College of Juvenile and Family Law. Member,
Church of the Holy Trinity. President, Baltimore Fisk
Club. Member, Inter-Alumni Council of Maryland; Inter-
governmental Relations Committee, United Way of
Central Maryland. Board of Trustees, Visiting Nurse As-
sociation of Baltimore, Inc.; American Society of Hospital
Attorneys. Board of Directors, Associated Marine In-
stitute. President, Board of Trustees, Fort Smallwood
Marine Institute, Inc. Recipient of Lawrence S. Green-
baum Prize for Appellate Advocacy, Columbia University
School of Law.

JOHN J. MITCHELL. Chief Judge; Circuit Administra-
tive Judge and County Administrative Judge, Montgomery
County Circuit Court, 6th Judicial Circuit, since 1986
(Associate Judge, 1974-86). Born in Maiden, Mas-
sachusetts, December 26, 1926. Gonzaga College High
School, Washington, DC. Served in U.S. Navy, 1944-46.
Georgetown University; American University Law
School, J.D., 1956. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1957.
Member, Maryland State Bar Association; Maryland Judi-
cial Conference; National Conference of Metropolitan
Courts; Conference of Circuit Administrative Judges; Na-
tional Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Maryland
State's Attorneys' Association; American Judicature
Society. Public Defender, Montgomery County, 1968-72.
Public Defender, Sixth District, 1972-73. Judge, District
6, District Court of Maryland, 1973. Chairman, Sixth
District Advisory Board, Public Defender System, 1975—.
Member, Garrett Park Players; Smithsonian Associates;
National Historical Society.

DANIEL W. MOYLAN. Associate Judge, Washington
County Circuit Court, 4th Judicial Circuit, since 1982.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, February 21,1934. Western
Maryland College, A.B., 1956; University of Maryland
School of Law, LL.B., J.D., 1961. Admitted to Maryland
Bar, 1961. Served in U.S. Army. Member, Maryland State
Bar Association (chair, special committee on adolescent
alcoholism, addiction and alcohol and drug abuse, 1985-
86). Member, American Bar Association (advisory com-
mission on youth alcohol and drug problems, 1986).
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
(committee on alcohol and substance abuse, 1986). Mem-
ber, Washington County Bar Association. Law clerk to
Judge William L. Henderson, Maryland Court of Appeals,
1961. Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1962-64. Trial magistrate,
Washington County, 1965-67. Member, Board of Visitors
(president), Maryland School for the Deaf, 1965-84.
Member, Washington County Council on Alcoholism.
State's Attorney, Washington County, 1971-75. Former
part-time instructor of Business Law, Frostburg State Col-
lege, 1972-76; part-time instructor, Maryland Police
Academy, 1973-85; participant, American Academy for
Judicial Education television scries for continuing legal
education, 1973-74. Member, Review Board, Attorney
Grievance Commission, 1975-79. Judge, District 11, Dis-
trict Court of Maryland, 1979-82.

JOSEPH F. MURPHY, JR. Associate Judge, Baltimore
County Circuit Court, 3rd Judicial Circuit, since 1984.
Born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, January 9,1944. Boston
College, 1965; University of Maryland School of Law,
J.D., 1969. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1969. Member,
Maryland State Bar Association (chair, criminal law sec-
tion council, 1987-88; member, criminal pattern jury in-
structions committee, 1980—; committee on laws,


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