Jeannie J. Hong
MSA SC 3520-13924
Born in Seoul, South Korea, December 23, 1965. Attended University of Virginia, B.A. (foreign affairs), 1988; Washington College of Law, The American University, J.D., 1992. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1993. Married Michael Shaw. Two children.
Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since October 19, 2011. Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 1, Baltimore City, August 15, 2002 to October 19, 2011. Judge-in-Charge, North Avenue District Court, 2004-11. Member, Court Commission on Professionalism, 2004-06. Member, Court Interpreters Committee, 2003-07, Family Law Committee, 2009-12 (domestic violence subcommittee, 2009-12), Maryland Judicial Conference. Staff attorney, Child Care Administration, Department of Human Resources, 1993-94. Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1994-2002 (prosecutor, Juvenile Division, 1994-96; prosecutor, Misdemeanor Unit, 1996-97; prosecutor, General Felony Unit, 1997-2000; senior prosecutor, Vehicle Analysis Unit, 2000-02). Member, Governor's Commission on Asian-Pacific American Affairs, 1999-2003.
Member, American Bar Association (young lawyers multidisciplinary task force, 1999-2000; minorities in the profession committee, 1999-2001; general practice, solo & small firm section, 2000-03); Baltimore City Bar Association, 1998- (gender bias committee, 1999; membership committee, 2010-); Maryland State Bar Association, 1993- (asian-american bar committee, 1996-; board of governors, 2002-04; leadership academy fellow, 1999-2000; young lawyers section council, 2000-02; professionalism committee, 2002-03, 2009-); Korean Bar Association, 1996-2001; Women's Bar Association of Maryland, 1998-2001. Member, Saint Thomas Moore Society, 2006-2009 (board of directors, 2008-09). Member, Family Violence Advisory Committee, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, 2008-. Member, Community Affairs Committee, National Aquarium in Baltimore, 1998-2002. Board member, Coalition for Korean-American Organizations, 2000-02; DC Chapter, Korean-American Coalition, 2001. At-large Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000. Award of Excellence, Women in Government Service, 1999. Best Lawyers Under 40, National Asian-Pacific American Bar Association, 2002. Trailblazer Award, National Asian-Pacific American Bar Association, 2005. Parishioner, Baltimore Basilica and Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 1992-.
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