Maryland; Cornell University, B.C.E., 1948; George
Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1955. Ad-
mitted to Maryland Bar, 1958. Town attorney for North
Beach. Attorney for Calvert County Board of Education.
Member and director, Tri-County Council for Southern
Maryland. State's Attorney, Calvert County, 1966-70.
Member, House of Delegates, 1971-87 (chair, environ-
mental matters committee; member, legislative policy
committee; member, rules and executive nominations
committee; chair, Calvert County delegation; majority
JAMES PATRICK SALMON. Associate Judge, Prince
George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, since
1988. Born in Easton, Maryland, February 9, 1940. St.
Vincent College, B.S. (economics), 1962; University of
Maryland School of Law, J.D., magna cum laudc, 1965.
Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1965. Member, American,
District of Columbia, Maryland State and Prince George's
County Bar Associations. Law clerk to Judge Charles C.
Marbury, Court of Appeals of Maryland, 1965-66. As-
sociate, Duckett, Orcm, Christie & Beckett, 1966-69.
Partner, Sassccr, Clagctt, Channing and Buchcr, 1970-88
(associate, 1969-70). Member, Maryland Bar Foundation,
1982—; American College of Trial Lawyers, 1985—.
JOHN W. SAUSE, JR. Associate Judge, Queen Anne's
County Circuit Court, 2nd Judicial Circuit, since 1988.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, October 14,1933. Williams
College, B.A., with honors, 1955; University of Virginia
School of Law, J.D., 1958. Admitted to Maryland Bar,
1958. Member, American, Second Circuit and Queen
Anne's County Bar Associations. Member, Maryland State
Bar Association (chairman, young lawyers committee,
1964-65; local member, judicial nominations committee,
1966-67, 1977-83; member, grievance committee, 1970-
72; council, criminal law section, 1985-89; committee to
revise pattern criminal jury instructions, 1988). Law clerk
to Judge William L. Hendcrson, Court of Appeals of
Maryland, 1958-59. Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore
City, 1959-62. Associate, Mylander & Atwater, 1962-65.
Assistant attorney general, 1964-66. Reporter, Commis-
sion to Revise the Testamentary Laws of Maryland, 1967-
68. Trial Magistrate, Queen Anne's County, 1967-71.
Legislative officer to Governor, 1968-69. District Public
Defender for Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's and
Talbot counties, 1971-83. Trust Clerk, Queen Anne's
County Circuit Court, 1981-84 (auditor, 1981-88).Mem-
ber, Conference of Circuit Judges, 1989—; State Board of
Law Examiners, 1983-88. Attorney to Queen Anne's
County Planning Commission and Department of Plan-
ning and Zoning, 1987-88. Member, Business Regulations
Article Review Committee, 1988-89. Member, Commis-
sion on Artistic Property, 1969-75 (chairman, 1973-75);
State House Trust, 1973-75. Member, Queen Anne's
County Historical Society (founding director, 1960).
President, Queen Anne's County Jaycccs, 1965-66. Trus-
tee, The Gunston School, 1972-85 (president, 1974-75;
chairman, finance committee, 1979-85). Chairman,
Ccntrcvillc Heritage Commission, 1983-91.
J. FREDERICK SHARER. Associate Judge, Allegany
County Circuit Court, 4th Judicial Circuit, since 1980.
Born in Cumberland, Maryland, April 12,1938. Attended
Allcgany County public schools; Washington and Jeffer-
son College, A.B., 1960; University of Maryland School
of Law, LL.B., 1963. Editorial Board, Maryland Law
Ririew, 1962-63. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1963. Mem-
ber, Maryland State Bar Association; Allegany County Bar
Association (president, 1990). State Board of Law Ex-
aminers, 1978-80; Bar Admissions Conference, 1981.
Former partner, Wilson and Sharer. Deputy State's Attor-
ney, Allegany County, 1965-66. City Solicitor, City of
Cumberland, 1966-80. Chairman, Executive Committee,
Maryland Judicial Conference, 1988-89. Lecturer,
Frostburg State University. Vice-Chairman, School Board,
Bishop Walsh High School, 1986—. Member, Board of
Trustees, Allegany Community College, 1970-80 (chair-
man, 1970-77); Development Council, Washington and
Jefferson College, 1977-80. President, Greater Cumber-
land Jaycccs, 1966-67.
D. WILLIAM SIMPSON. Associate Judge, Wicomico
County Circuit Court, 1st Judicial Circuit, since 1986.
Born in Camden, New Jersey, August 27,1937. Attended
Pennsgrove, New Jersey, public schools; University of
Delaware, B.A., 1959; University of Maryland School of
Law, J.D., 1963. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1963. Mem-
ber, American, Maryland State and Wicomico County Bar
Associations. Master of Juvenile Causes, Wicomico Coun-
ty, 1976-78. Judge, District 2, District Court of Maryland,
1978-86. Member, Optimist Club of Maryland; Elks Club.
JAMES T. SMITH, JR. Associate Judge, Baltimore
County Circuit Court, 3rd Judicial Circuit, since 1985.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, February 8,1942. Wheeling
Jesuit College, B.A, 1964; University of Maryland School
of Law, J.D., 1968. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1968.
Member, Baltimore County Council, 1978-85 (chairman,
1982, 1985). Former member, Reisterstown Revitaliza-
tion Study Task Force; Baltimore County Community
College Task Force; Employment Steering Committee,
National Association of Counties; Reistcrstown-Owings
Mills-Glyndon (R.O.G.) Coordinating Council; Hathaway
Improvement Association; Reisterstown Jaycecs;
Reisterstown Area Recreation Council. "Outstanding
Young Man of Reisterstown," 1974. Chosen one of five
"Outstanding Young Marylanders" by Maryland Jaycees,
1973 (JCI Senator, 1979).
PAUL A. SMITH. Associate Judge, Baltimore City Cir-
cuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since 1990. Born in Bal-
timore, Maryland, January 14,1936. Dunbar Senior High
School; Morgan State College, B.A, 1963; University of
Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1967; University of
Nevada, National College of Juvenile Justice, 1974. Ad-
mitted to Maryland Bar, 1967. Member, Monumental City
Bar Association. Assistant interim public defender. Legal
Aid Bureau, Inc., 1970-71. Master in Chancery, Circuit
Court for Baltimore City, 1971-83. Member, Mayor's Task
Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, Baltimore City. Mem-
ber, Baltimore Alumni Senate, Delta Theta Phi Law
Fraternity; Masons; Elks. Judge, District 1, District Court
of Maryland, 1983-90.
MAB.VIN B. STEINBERG. Associate Judge, Baltimore
City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since 1985. Born
in Baltimore, Maryland, September 10, 1929. University
of Baltimore, A.A, 1949; University of Baltimore School
of Law, LL.B., cum laude, 1952. Admitted to Maryland
Bar, 1952. U.S. Air Force, 1953-54. Member, American
and Baltimore City Bar Associations; Maryland State Bar
Association (board of governors, 1971-72; past chairman,
section on legal education and admissions to the bar; past
chairman, section on judicial administration); American
and Maryland Trial Lawyers Associations. Past chairman,
Workmen's Compensation Committee, Baltimore City
Bar Association. Member, Judicial Nominating Commit-