CHRISTOPHER B. KEHOE, Judge, Appellate Court of Maryland, 1st Appellate Judicial Circuit (Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico & Worcester counties), since January 21, 2009 (prior to Dec. 14, 2022, Appellate Court of Maryland was named Court of Special Appeals). Judge, Court of Special Appeals, 1st Appellate Judicial Circuit (Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico & Worcester counties), January 21, 2009 to December 13, 2022. Chair, Judicial Ethics Committee, 2014-20, Judicial Council (member, 2012-20). Member, Advisory Committee to Explore the Feasibility of Marylandís Adoption of the Uniform Bar Examination, 2016-17.
Assistant Public Defender, Talbot and Caroline Counties, 1981-82. Member, Second Circuit Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission, 1983-88. Member, Adult Guardianship Review Board, Talbot County, 1983-95. Town Attorney, Town of Easton, 1983-2008.
Member, State Board of Law Examiners, 1988-2008; Maryland Insurance Code Revision Review Committee, 1991. Vice-Chair, Task Force on Regulatory Reform, 1999-2001. Member, Select Committee to Study the Ethics 2000 Amendments to American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct, 2002-03; Maryland Judicial Campaign Conduct Committee, 2005-09. Board of Trustees, Maryland Historical Trust, 2000-04.
Tufts University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1975 (Phi Beta Kappa); Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1978. Law clerk to Judge Marvin H. Smith, Court of Appeals, 1978-79. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1978. Private practice, 1979-2009. Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 1979- (board of governors, 1986-87; committee on laws, 2002-); Talbot County Bar Association, 1979- (vice-president, 1994; president, 1995). Life Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation (board of directors, 2007-). Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2017.
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