Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 4 (Calvert County), September 8, 2008 to November 15, 2012. Member, Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, 2008-11, 2012-14, and Court Interpreters Committee, 2009-12, Maryland Judicial Conference; Public Defender Regional Advisory Board no. 3 (Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George's & St. Mary's counties), 2009-. Member, Family Violence Coordinating Council, St. Mary's County, 2010-. Chair, Court Operations Committee, Judicial Council, 2015-. Member, Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, 2017-.
State's Attorney, Calvert County, December 15, 2005 to December 2006.
Born in Washington, DC, June 28, 1961. Attended Gonzaga College High School, Washington, DC; College of William and Mary, B.A. (government), 1983; University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1986. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1987. Associate, O'Malley, Miles, McCarthy & Harrell, 1986-87; McCarthy, Bacon, Costello & Stephens, 1987-89. Member, American Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association (criminal law section, 1991-; family law section, 1998-, section counsel, 2004-05; mentorship committee, 2000-01; litigation section, 2010-); Prince George's County Bar Association, 1986-96; J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association, 1991-96; Calvert County Bar Association, 1995- (board of directors, 1999-2000; chair, scholarship committee, 2000-08). Member, Maryland State's Attorneys' Association. Instructor, Prince George's County Community College, 1990-94. Adjunct faculty, College of Southern Maryland, 2006-. Board of Directors, Calvert County Literacy Council, 1997-2011 (president, 2000-07). Board of Governors, Calvert Marine Museum, 2001-07 (president, 2005, 2006). Board of Directors, Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse, 2002-11 (chair, treatment & rehabilitation committee, 2004-). Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Maryland, 2007. Founding member, Southern Maryland Inns of Court, 2010- (chair, program committee, 2010-). Advisory Board, College of Southern Maryland, 2010-. Member, Phi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, 1981. Outstanding Leadership Award, Calvert County Literacy Council, 1998, 2004. Certificate of Appreciation, Calvert County Commissioners, 2000. Outstanding Tutor Services, Calvert County Literacy Council, 2005. Outstanding Service Award, Calvert Marine Museum, 2006. Outstanding Achievement Award, Calvert County Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 2010. Service Award, Optimists Club of Calvert County, 2012. Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2013. Member, St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 1994-.
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