KATHLEEN GALLOGLY COX, Chair, Conference of Circuit Judges, January 1, 2017 to January 1, 2019 (vice-chair, 2014-16; chair, executive committee, 2017-19 (member, 2013-14; vice-chair, 2014-16)). Circuit Administrative Judge, 3rd Judicial Circuit (Baltimore County & Harford County), August 27, 2013 to December 19, 2020, and County Administrative Judge, Baltimore County Circuit Court, August 27, 2013 to December 19, 2020 (Associate Judge, February 10, 1999 to August 27, 2013 and December 19, 2020 to February 2, 2021). Retired February 2, 2021. Judge-in-Charge, Juvenile Court, 2001-20. Former Presiding Judge, Family Recovery Court and Juvenile Drug Court. Member, Family Law Committee, 2001-04 (vice-chair, 2003-04), Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Drug Treatment Court Commission, 2002-06; Advisory Board to Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office, 2006-09. Member, Problem-Solving Courts Committee, 2007-10 (co-chair, 2007, 2009-10; chair, drug treatment court oversight committee, 2007-14), Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Public Defender Regional Advisory Board no. 1 (Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Harford County), 2009-. Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Subcommittee, 2009-13, and Executive Committee, 2013-19, Conference of Circuit Judges. Member, Public Awareness Committee, 2013-14, Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Judicial Council, 2014-19 (executive committee, 2017-19). Chair, Domestic Law Committee, 2015-17 (member, 2017), Judicial Council. Member, Judicial Cabinet, 2016-19; Legislative Committee, 2018-19, Judicial Council.
Member, Governor's Task Force on Medical Malpractice and Health Care Access, 2004; Children's Justice Act Committee, 2014-18; Justice Reinvestment Oversight Board, 2016-; COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force, 2020-21.
Assistant Federal Public Defender for District of Maryland, 1982-85.
Born in Washington, DC, February 18, 1955. University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1976; University of Notre Dame School of Law, J.D., 1979. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1979; District of Columbia Bar, 1980. Law clerk to Judge James R. Miller, Jr., U.S. District Court for District of Maryland, 1979-81. Partner, Venable, Baetjer and Howard, LLP, 1989-99. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (chair, standing committee on gender equality, 2003-; criminal subcommittee of pattern jury instruction committee, 2009-); Baltimore County Bar Association, 1985- (chair, bench & bar committees 1995-96; chair, professionalism committee, 2000-01); Women's Bar Association of Maryland. Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation, 1976-. Fellow, Women's Bar Foundation, 1996-. Member, Women's Law Center of Maryland, 1995-; National Association of Women Judges, 1999-. Member, Coe Board of Review (chair, 1994-); Lawyers' Campaign Against Hunger, Maryland Food Committee (executive board, 1994-99). Secretary, Springdale Community Board, 2000-. Board of Directors, CASA of Baltimore County (court-appointed special advocates for children), 2002-. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2004, 2012. Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2005.
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