Maryland Manual 1994-1995
JOANN ELLINGHAUS-JONES. Associate Judge,
Carroll County, District 10, District Court of Maryland,
since 1991. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, August 11,
1956. University of Baltimore, B.S., 1978; University of
Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1981. Admitted to Mary-
land Bar, 1981. Member, Maryland State and Carroll
County Bar Associations; National Association of Women
Judges. Attorney for Town of Manchester, 1983-90.
W. TIMOTHY FINAN. Associate Judge, Allegany
County, District 12, District Court of Maryland, since
1987. Born in Cumberland, Maryland, August 29, 1950.
Georgetown University, B.S., 1972; University of Balti-
more School of Law, J.D., 1975. Admitted to Maryland
Bar, 1975. Member, Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory
Commission, 1975-76. Assistant attorney general, 1976-
79. Member, Citizen's Advisory Board, Thomas B. Finan
Center, 1978-82. Member, House of Delegates, 1983-87.
Former member, Maryland Criminal Justice Coordinating
Council. Board of Directors, Legal Services Bureau, Inc.;
Cumberland Area Health Education Center, Inc.; Arch-
way Station, Inc.; Sacred Heart Hospital.
CHARLES E. FOOS III. Associate Judge, Baltimore
County, District 8, District Court of Maryland, since 1987.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, January 1, 1939. University
of Maryland, 1957-62. Served in Maryland Army National
Guard, 1959-78. University of Baltimore School of Law,
J.D., 1965. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1966. Member,
Baltimore County Bar Association (executive council).
Deputy Clerk, Baltimore County Circuit Court, 1963-66.
Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore County, 1967-71.
Member, District 8 Advisory Board of Public Defender
System, 1972-87. Partner, Romadka, Gontrum, Hen-
negan & Foos, 1983-87. Member, Inquiry Committee of
Attorney Grievance Commission, 1986-87.
JOHN H. GARMER. District Administrative Judge,
Baltimore County, District 8, District Court of Maryland,
since 1982 (Associate Judge, 1980—). Born in Baltimore,
Maryland, June 23, 1934. College of the Holy Cross, B.S.,
1956. Served in U.S. Air Force, 1st Lieutenant, 1956-59.
University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1964.
Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1965. Member, Maryland
State and Baltimore County Bar Associations. Assistant
State's Attorney, Baltimore County, 1970-80.
GARY STEPHEN GASPAROVIC. Associate Judge,
Charles County, District 4, District Court of Maryland, since
1989. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, June 5, 1944. Served in
U.S. Army, 1966-69. University of Maryland, B.A., 1970;
University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1973. Admit-
ted to Maryland Bar, 1973. Member, American, Maryland
State and Charles County Bar Associations; American Trial
Lawyers' Association. Assistant State's Attorney, Charles
County, 1975-81. Briefed and argued Grinder v. Bryans
Road Building & Supply, 290 Md. 687 (1981), which
changed Maryland law on the doctrine of election.
ASKEW W. GATEWOOD, JR. Associate Judge, Bal-
timore City, District 1, District Court of Maryland, since
1984. Judge, Orphans' Court of Baltimore City, 1981-84.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, December 10, 1950. Mor-
gan State College, B.S., 1972; Howard University, gradu-
ate degree in finance, 1973; University of Maryland
School of Law, J.D., 1976. Admitted to Maryland Bar,
1976; District of Columbia Bar, 1980. Admitted to prac-
tice, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1977; Federal Bar,
1977; U.S. Supreme Court, 1980. Member, American,
Maryland State and District of Columbia Bar Associations.
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Member, Monumental City Bar Association (past treas-
urer). Partner, Foster, Gatewood, Mathews & Stokes,
1976-77; associate, Mitchell, Mitchell & Mitchell, 1981-
84. Assistant attorney general, 1977-81. Director, Legal
Aid Bureau. Spokesman for National Association of Busi-
ness Development Specialists, 1972. Inventor and patent
holder of inventory control device.
LENORE ROSALIE GELFMAN. Associate Judge,
Howard County, District 10, District Court of Maryland,
since 1989. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, September
30, 1948. Boston University, B.A., 1969 (Delta Honor
Society); University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D.,
1973. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1974; admitted to
practice before U.S. District Court for District of Mary-
land, 1979, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1980.
Member, American, Maryland State, and Women's Bar
Associations. Member, Howard County Bar Association
(vice-president, 1990-91). Member, National Association
of Women Judges. Past member, National District Attor-
neys' Association; Baltimore City Bar Association; Mary-
land Trial Lawyers' Association. Baltimore City State's
Attorney's Office, 1973-75. Partner, Gelfman & Gelfman,
P.A., 1975-89. Board of Directors, United Cerebral Palsy
of Central Maryland. Past president, Hadassah. Past lec-
turer (real estate law & contracts), Howard County Com-
munity College. Former guest speaker, 9th Welfare
Advocate Conference; MICPEL faculty speaker at trial
advocacy course. Pro Bono Award for outstanding legal
services to the poor of Maryland, Maryland Volunteer
Legal Services, Inc., and Maryland State Bar Association.
JOHN MARTIN GLYNN. Associate Judge, Baltimore
City, District 1, District Court of Maryland, since 1994.
HARRY JOSEPH GOODRICK, SR. Associate Judge,
Cecil County, District 3, District Court of Maryland, since
1988. Trial Magistrate, Elkton, 1969-72. Born in Euclid,
Ohio, February 10, 1928. Served in U.S. Marine Corps,
1945-52. Ohio State University, BA., 1955; Georgetown
University Law School, LL.B., J.D., 1959. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1960. Member, American, District of Colum-
bia, Maryland State and Cecil County Bar Associations. Past
member, Maryland Trial Lawyers Association. Teacher,
Board of Education, Prince George's County, 1955-59.
Teacher, Board of Education, Cecil County, 1959-60. Assis-
tant State's Attorney, Cecil County, 1962-66. Assistant Pub-
lic Defender, District 3 (Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's
and Talbot Counties), 1972-88. Member, Phi Alpha Delta
Law Fraternity. President, Elkton Optimist Club, 1972-73.
Commander, Fair Hill VFW Post # 8799,1985-88. Fellow,
Maryland Bar Foundation.
CLAYTON GREENE, JR. District Administrative
Judge, Anne Arundel County, District 7, District Court of
Maryland, since 1990 (Associate Judge, 1988-90). Mem-
ber, Commissioner Education Committee, 1988; Gender
Equality Committee, 1989. Born in Glen Burnie, Mary-
land, January 22, 1951. Northeast High School; Univer-
sity of Maryland, B.A., 1973; University of Maryland
School of Law, J.D., 1976. Admitted to Maryland Bar,
1977. Member, Maryland State, District of Columbia and
Anne Arundel County Bar Associations. Sole practitioner,
1977-88. Admitted to practice: Supreme Bench, Balti-
more City; U.S. Bankruptcy Court; U.S. District Court for
the District of Maryland; Court of Appeals for the District
of Columbia; Court of Appeals of Maryland. Assistant
County Solicitor, Anne Arundel County, 1977-78. Assis-
tant Public Defender, District 7, Anne Arundel County,