MICHAEL PATRICK WHALEN, Associate Judge, Prince George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, November 29, 1999 to October 31, 2015. Retired October 31, 2015. Senior Judge since November 1, 2015. Coordinating Judge, Criminal Operations, 2003-15.

Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 5, Prince George's County, November 27, 1995 to November 28, 1999. Member, Legislative Subcommittee, 1996, and Juvenile Law Committee, 1996-99, Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Judicial Education Committee, 1996-97, and Commissioner Education Committee, 1997-99, District Court of Maryland.

Assistant State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1974-83 (senior trial attorney, 1977; chief, major offender program, 1978-79; chief, felony trials division, 1980-83). Deputy State's Attorney for Operations, Prince George's County 1983-86. Member, Addictions Advisory Board PCP Task Force, Prince George's County, 1985.

County Attorney, Prince George's County, 1988-95. Member, Paralegal Studies Advisory Board, University of Maryland University College, 1987-96; Drug Policy Board of Substance Abuse Advisory Council, Prince George's County, 1988-94 (chair, law enforcement subcommittee). Board of Advisors, Crime Solvers, Prince George's County, 1991-93. Member, Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Advisory Commission, Prince George's County, 1991-94.

Born in Waltham, Massachusetts, April 2, 1946. Attended Ayer Senior High School, Ayer, Massachusetts; University of Maryland, (Munich, Germany, & College Park), B.A., 1969; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1973. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1974; Supreme Court of the United States, 1980; District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1981; U.S. District Court for District of Maryland, 1984; U.S. Court of Appeals for 4th Circuit, 1988. Associate, Baskin & Sears, 1980. Of Counsel, Knight, Manzi, Brennan & Ostrom, 1986-88. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (board of governors, 1994-96; criminal law & practice section council, 2007-09; criminal law & practice section; state & local government section); Prince George's County Bar Association (president, 1993-94). Member, National District Attorneys Association, 1974-93 (senior attorney, american prosecutors research institute, 1986-88); Maryland State's Attorneys Association, 1974-86 (legislative committee, 1984-86; associate member, board of directors, 1984-86). Life Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation. Charter Fellow, Law Foundation, Prince George's County; Harvard Associates in Police Science, Inc., 1985-95. Adjunct Professor (legal studies & criminal justice), University of Maryland University College, 1979-2010 (curriculum redesign committee, 2008; criminal justice advisory board, 2008-12; legal studies advisory board). Co-editor and contributing author, Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse, 1987.

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