JOHN ADDISON HOWARD, Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, July 20, 2006 to October 2, 2016. Retired October 2, 2016. Senior Judge since 2016. Member, Legislative Committee, 2007-11; Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, 2011-16, Maryland Judicial Conference.

First Assistant and Deputy Bar Counsel, Attorney Grievance Commission, 1975-80. Litigation coordinator, Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund, 1980-90.

Born in Alexandria, Virginia, October 3, 1946. East Stroudsberg State College, B.A., 1968. Served in U.S. Army Artillery, 1968-70. University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1973. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1973. Associate, Joseph H. Thomas, Jr., Esq., 1973-74; Arrie W. Davis, Esq., 1974; Fanseen & Fanseen, 1974-75; Cohen & Francomano, P.A., 1990-91. Partner, Cantor & Howard, P.A., 1991-92. Associate, then shareholder, Simmons & Fields, P.A., 1992-98. Of counsel, Francomano & Karpook, P.A., 1998-2004. Associate, Sagal, Cassin, Filbert & Quasney, P.A., 2004-06. Member, American Bar Association, 1973-99 (membership chair for Maryland, 1978-81); Maryland State Bar Association, 1973- (board of governors, 2004-; chair, budget & finance committee, 1992-95; chair, membership committee, 1999-2002; member, select committee on gender bias, 1999-2002; litigation law section; solo & small firm practice section; professionalism committee, 2007-; special committee on voir dire, 2011-); Baltimore City Bar Association, 1973- (gender issues committee, 1987-2002). Member, Baltimore City Fair Steering Committee and Port City Power Company, 1978-87. Member, Defense Research Institute, 1982-88. Member, Mount Washington Improvement Association, 1985-. Major, Maryland Defense Force, 2003-. Committee member, S.A.F.E. Salute 2004 (fundraiser for Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner program at Mercy Hospital Center). Member, St. David's Episcopal Church, Roland Park, Baltimore.

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