[photo, Harris P. Murphy, Circuit Court Judge, Kent County, Maryland] HARRIS P. MURPHY, County Administrative Judge, Kent County Circuit Court, 2nd Judicial Circuit, since September 22, 2017.

State's Attorney, Kent County, January 5, 2015 to September 22, 2017.

Assistant Public Defender, Kent County, 2004-14. Member, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, Kent County, 2015-; Handgun Roster Board, 2016-17; Opioid Prevention Program, Kent County, 2016-.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, 1968. Washington College, B.A. (humanities), 1993 (captain, varsity lacrosse team, 1993); University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1996. Law clerk to Judge Edward A. DeWaters, Jr., Baltimore County Circuit Court, 1995-96. Law clerk to Judge J. Frederick Price, Kent County Circuit Court, 1996. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1996; U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1998; U.S. Supreme Court, 2001. Attorney. Partner, Flanagan & Murphy, L.L.C., 1997-98. Associate, Anderson, Coe & King, L.L.P., 1998-99. Sole practitioner, 1999-2000. Partner, Allewalt & Murphy, P.A., 2000-04. Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 1996-2010, 2017-. President, Kent County Bar Association, 2015-16 (member, 1996-; treasurer, 2012-14; president-elect, 2014-15). Member, Maryland State's Attorneys' Association, 2015-; National District Attorneys' Association, 2015-. Member, Advisory Board, Stevenson University, 1999-2001; Board of Directors, Sho'men Club, Washington College, 2003; Chester River Yacht and Country Club, 2007-13. Youth lacrosse coach, Cockeysville Recreation Council, 1994-96; Kent Youth Lacrosse, 1999, 2008, 2012, 2017. Lacrosse coach, Kent County High School, 1997-98, 2000-08. Certified lacrosse official, Southern Lacrosse Officials Association, 2012-14.

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