[photo, James P. Salmon, Court of Special Appeals Judge] JAMES PATRICK SALMON (1940-2024)
Judge, Court of Special Appeals, 4th Appellate Circuit (Prince George's County), December 14, 1994 to February 9, 2010. Retired February 9, 2010. Senior Judge since 2010.

Member, State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, 2014-22.

Member, Executive Committee, 1999-2000, Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, 2001-03, and Legislative Committee, 2005-09, Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Court Commission on Professionalism, 2004-06.

Associate Judge, Prince George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, 1988-94.

Born in Easton, Maryland, February 9, 1940. Attended Easton High School, Easton, Maryland; St. Vincent College, B.S. (economics), 1962; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1965 (order of the coif, national law school honor society). Law clerk to Judge Charles C. Marbury, Court of Appeals, 1965-66. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1965. Associate, Duckett, Orem, Christie & Beckett, 1966-69. Partner, Sasscer, Clagett, Channing and Bucher, 1970-88 (associate, 1969-70). Member, American, District of Columbia, Maryland State and Prince George's County Bar Associations. Member, Maryland Bar Foundation, 1982-2024; American College of Trial Lawyers, 1985-2024; Marlborough Inn of Court, 1989-2024 (president, 1994-96). Died in Washington, DC, January 17, 2024.

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