[photo, Daniel M. Long, Somerset County Circuit Court Judge] DANIEL M. LONG, Circuit Administrative Judge, 1st Judicial Circuit (Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico & Worcester counties), 1996 to December 31, 2016. County Administrative Judge, Somerset County Circuit Court, 1st Judicial Circuit, July 20, 1990 to December 31, 2016. Retired December 31, 2016. Senior Judge since 2017. Member, Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, 1989-90; Article 27 (crimes & punishments) Revision Committee, 1991-2008. Member, Executive Committee, 1994-2000, Judicial Council, 2000-02, Maryland Judicial Conference. Vice-Chair, Bail System Task Force, 2003-07. Member, Executive Committee, Conference of Circuit Judges, 2003-11, 2012-16. Advisory Board, Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office, 2003-12. Member, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, Somerset County, 2004-16; Truancy Court Work Group, 2007-08. Member, Judicial Compensation Commission, 2008-14, and Court Interpreters Committee, 2010-13, Maryland Judicial Conference. Chair, Legislative Committee, 2011-16, Maryland Judicial Conference (member, 1999-2016). Chair, Public Defender Regional Advisory Board no. 2, (Eastern Shore), 2001-. Member, Retired and Recalled Judges Committee, Judicial Council, 2015-16.

Chair, Conference of Circuit Judges, April 2003 to December 3, 2004 (vice-chair, 1998-2003; executive committee, 1998-).

Chair, Justice Reinvestment Oversight Board, 2016-. Member, Task Force to Study Crime Classification and Penalties, 2019-21.

Member, House of Delegates, representing District 38 (Somerset, Wicomico & Worcester counties), 1983-90. Vice-Chair, Rules and Executive Nominations Committee. House Chair, Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review. Chair, House Facilities Committee. Member, Ways and Means Committee; Spending Affordability Committee; Joint Subcommittee on Death Taxes; Joint Oversight Committee on Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas. Chair, Judiciary Committee, 1989-90. Member, Legislative Policy Committee, 1989-90. Co-Chair, Task Force on Drunk and Drugged Driving, 1989-90.

Born in Somerset County, Maryland, July 29, 1947. Attended Washington High School, Princess Anne, Maryland; Salisbury State College, B.A., 1970; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1974. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1974. Member, Maryland State and Somerset County Bar Associations; Worcester County Bar Association (past president). Past president, Rehobeth Ruritan Club; Eastern Shore Chapter, University of Baltimore Alumni Association. Member, Somerset County Historical Society; Somerset County Farm Bureau. Anselm Sodaro Judicial Civility Award, Maryland State Bar Association, 2003. Judge of the Year, 2014-2015, Litigation Section, Maryland State Bar Association. Member, Manokin Presbyterian Church, Princess Anne, Maryland.

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