WILLIAM V. TUCKER, County Administrative Judge, Howard County Circuit Court, 5th Judicial Circuit, since September 30, 2018 (Associate Judge, Dec. 29, 2011 to Sept. 30, 2018). Member, Judicial Ethics Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 2010-11. Member, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, Howard County, 2013-. Circuit Representative, 5th Judicial Circuit, Conference of Circuit Judges, 2019-20. Chair, Mentor Subcommittee, 2019-, of Education Committee, Judicial Council. Member, Equal Justice Committee, 2020-22, Judicial Council. Chair, Juvenile Law Committee, 2024- (member, 2015-; chair, juvenile justice subcommittee, 2015-), Judicial Council.

Member, Task Force to Study Maryland's Criminal Gang Statutes, 2018-20.

Assistant State's Attorney, Howard County, 1992-98 (chief, juvenile division, 1995-98). Master in Chancery, Howard County Circuit Court, 2004-11.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, 1961. Union County College, Cranford, New Jersey, A.A. (communications), 1983; Stockton State College, Pomona, New Jersey, B.A. (political science), 1988; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1991. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1991; U.S. District Court for District of Maryland, 1992. Law clerk to Judge James B. Dudley, Howard County Circuit Court, 1991-92. Attorney, Shapiro & Tucker, P.A., 1998-2001. Sole practitioner, 2001-04. Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 1992-93; Federal Bar Association, 1992-93; Howard County Bar Association, 1995- (board of directors, 2000-01; bench bar committee, 2003-). Member, Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, 1999-2004; Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, 2001-04. Board of Directors, Howard County Drugfree, 2006-11. Member, Howard County Bar Foundation, 2006-; Waring-Mitchell Law Society of Howard County, 2006- (corresponding secretary, 2006-08; president, 2008-10). President, James Macgill American Inn of Court, 2011- (member, 2005-). Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2012.

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