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pointments committee, 1981-83). Member, Baltimore
County Bar Association (executive council, 1988).
Board member, Hannah More Center School, 1988.
JOHN CARROLL BYRNES. Associate Judge, Balti-
more City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since 1982.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, September 1,1939. Baltimore
City parochial schools. Served in U.S. Army. Loyola Col-
lege, B.S., 1961; University of Georgia; The Johns Hopkins
University; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D.,
1966. President, Student Bar Association, 1965-66. Admit-
ted to Maryland Bar, 1966. Private practice, 1966-82. Mem-
ber, Maryland State and Baltimore City Bar Associations.
Delegate, Constitutional Convention of Maryland, 1967-68.
Member, State Senate, 1971-82 (chair, legislative council
special committee on real estate practices; member, Mary-
land port advisory committee; chair, higher education evalu-
ation committee, 1979-80; chair & co-chair, Maryland
commission on intergovernmental cooperation, 1975-82;
vice-chair, finance committee, 1975-82). Chairman, Herring
Run Public Watershed Association Commission. Member,
Commission to Revise Landlord-Tenant Laws, 1972-75;
governing body, Central Maryland Health Systems Agency,
1975-77. Past member. Citizens' Commission on Maryland
Government. Advisory Board, Baltimore Neighborhoods,
Inc.; Baltimore Choral Arts Society. Past vice-president,
Loyola College Alumni Assoc. Adjunct faculty, Morgan
State University, College of Notre Dame of Maryland,
Loyola College of Maryland, University of Baltimore. Sec-
retary and board member, The Baltimore Courthouse and
Law Museum Foundation, Inc. Board member, Glenwood
Life Counseling, Alternative Directions, Juvenile Reading
Project (chair), and Good Shepherd Center. Member,
Wednesday Law Club. Outstanding Young Man of the Year,
Baltimore Jaycees; St. Thomas More Man For All Seasons
ROBERT E. CAHILL, SR. Associate Judge, Baltimore
County Circuit Court, 3rd Judicial Circuit, since 1990. Born
in St. Louis, Missouri, January 20, 1932. Loyola High
School, 1949; Holy Cross College, Worcester, Massachu-
setts, B.S., cum laude, 1953; Georgetown University School
of Law, J.D., 1956. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1956. Law
clerk to Judge Hall Hammond, Court of Appeals, 1956-57.
Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1958-61. Trial Attorney, Tax Divi-
sion, U.S. Dept. of Justice, 1961-63. Principal in Melnicove,
Kaufman, Weiner & Smouse, P.A., 1964-89; Nolan, Plum-
hoff & Williams, Chtd., 1989-90. Member, American Bar
Association. Member, Maryland State Bar Association
(board of governors, 1981-83, 1985-87; chair, litigation
section council, 1986-87, & judicial selection & tenure com-
mittee, 1980-81; member, committee on civil pattern jury
instructions, 1984). President, Baltimore City Bar Asso-
ciation, 1980-81 (ABA delegate, 1981-82). Member, Balti-
more County Bar Association (chair, alternate dispute
resolutions committee, 1990-91, bench and bar committee,
1989-90, & continuing legal education committee, 1985-
86). Member, Character Committee for 8th Judicial Circuit,
1971-89; Board ofPatuxent Institution, 1974-89. Fellow,
American College of Trial Lawyers, 1978-90 (state chair,
1987 89); Judicial Fellow, 1990.
HILARY D. CAPLAN. Associate Judge, Baltimore City
Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since 1984. Associate
Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 1, Baltimore
City, 1976-84. Chairman, Judicial Education Committee of
District Court of Maryland, 1982-84; Judicial Institute of
Maryland, 1982-84. Chair, Special Joint Committee on
Gender Bias in the Courts. Born in Baltimore, Maryland,
Maryland Manual 1994-1995
July 7, 1935. Forest Park High School. Served in U.S.
Army, 1956-58. The Johns Hopkins University; Univer-
sity of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1961. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1962; District of Columbia Bar, 1963.
Member, American, Maryland State and Baltimore City
Bar Associations. Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore
City, 1967-72. Past member, Parents Board of Directors,
Gilman School, 1976-78; Bryn Mawr Parents Board of
WILLIAM O. CARR. Associate Judge, Harford County
Circuit Court, 3rd Judicial Circuit, since 1984. Master-Exam-
iner in Chancery, 1979-84. Born in Havre de Grace, Maryland,
October 27,1948. Towson State College, B.S., 1970; Univer-
sity of Maryland School of Law, 1973; The Johns Hopkins
University, M.LA.. 1987. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1973.
Member, American Bar Association; Maryland State Bar As-
sociation (board of governors, 1980-81); Harford County Bar
Association (secretary, 1974-75). Member, Bar of the U.S.
District Court for Maryland; Bar of the Fourth Federal Judicial
Circuit; Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court. Executive Committee,
Maryland Judicial Conference, 1988-92. Counsel, Harford
County Board of Education, 1979-84; counsel, Board of Trus-
tees, Harford Community College, 1979-84. Commissioner,
Town of Bel Air, 1977-84 (chair and mayor, 1981-82). Mem-
ber, Commission to Revise the Annotated Code of Maryland,
1980-86. Board of Directors, Judicial Institute of Maryland,
1991; Northeast Region, American Red Cross, 1992.
Member, Harford County Criminal Justice Coordinating
Council. Member, Harford County Historical Society; Mary-
land Historical Society; Sons of the American Revolution;
Susquehannock Environmental Center (board of directors,
1982-88); St. Matthew Lutheran Church. University of Mary-
land School of Law Alumni Association (life member); Susque-
hanna Law Club. Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation.
JOSEPH S. CASULA. Associate Judge, Prince George's
County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, since 1985.
Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 5,
Prince George's County, 1980-85. Born in Shenandoah,
Pennsylvania, December 15, 1933. J. W. Cooper High
School; Mount St. Mary's College, B.S., 1955; Catholic
University Law School, LL.B., 1959. Associate Editor,
Catholic University Law Review. Served in U.S. Army,
1959-61. Law clerk to Judge Charles C. Marbury, Court
of Appeals, 1961-62. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1962.
Member, American, Maryland State and Prince George's
County Bar Associations; Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity;
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Leg-
islative officer, Prince George's County, 1967-68. Attor-
ney for Maryland Municipal League, 1969-70. Attorney
for City of Bowie, 1969-72; Town of Landover Hills,
1969-73; Town of Capitol Heights, 1969-73. Prince
George's County Attorney, 1973-75. Attorney for Prince
George's County Housing Authority, 1975-80. Attorney
for Town of Morningside, 1978-80.
WILLIAM MacKENZIE CAVE. Chief Judge and Cir-
cuit Administrative Judge, 6th Judicial Circuit, Montgomery
and Frederick Counties, since 1992. Associate Judge,
Montgomery County Circuit Court, 6th Judicial Circuit,
1978-92. Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, Dis-
trict 6, Montgomery County, 1971-78. Born in Cambridge,
Massachusetts, February 4, 1934. Attended Montgomery
County public schools. Served in U.S. Army, 1954-56.
University of Maryland, B.A., 1958; University of Maryland
School of Law, LL.B., 1961, J.D., 1969. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1961. Member, Maryland State Bar Associa-
tion. Assistant State's Attorney, Montgomery County, 1967-