Member, Peer Review Committee, Attorney Grievance Commission, 1990-2016; Second Circuit Character Committee, State Board of Law Examiners, 2010-15; Work Group on the Professionalism Course and Professionalism Center, 2015.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, April 29, 1956. Mount St. Mary's University, B.A. (cum laude), 1978; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1982. Law clerk to Judge John E. Raine, Jr., Baltimore County Circuit Court, 1982-83. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1982; District of Columbia Bar, 1999; U.S. Supreme Court, 1988. Partner, Royston, Mueller, McLean & Reid, L.L.P., 1990-2016 (associate, 1983-89). Member, American Bar Association, 1983- (litigation section). President, Maryland State Bar Association, 2018- (secretary, 2015-; board of governors, 1989-91, 2003-05, 2007-09, 2011-13, 2014-; executive committee, 2008-09, 2012-13, 2014-; chair, professionalism committee, 2008-12, technology committee, 2013-15; member, litigation law section, 1983-). Member, Baltimore County Bar Association, 1983- (executive council, 2009-; chair, long range planning committee, 1988-89, bench bar committee, 2009-10, professionalism committee, 1996-97, 2003-04). Life Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation, 1996- (board of directors). Board of Directors, Baltimore County Bar Foundation, 2004-. Member, Dissenters Law Club, 1991- (president, 1996-97). Columnist, The Advocate, Baltimore County Bar Association, 1993-2011. Member, American Trial Lawyers Association, 1998-2003. Board of Directors, The David N. Bates and Richard B. Vincent Foundation, Inc., 2005-; Believe in Tomorrow National Children's Foundation, 2008-. Coach, Catonsville Youth League Baseball, 1992-93; Catonsville Lacrosse Program, 1995-99, 2002-03. Board of Directors, St. Mark Athletic Association, 1997-2001 (president, 1997-2000; coach, 1992-2004). Community Service Award, United Way of Central Maryland, 1979. William J. Mahoney Award for Leadership, St. Mark Athletic Association, 2004. Professional Lawyer of the Year, Baltimore County Bar Association, 2006. Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2015. Member, Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Parish, Chase, Maryland, 2005-.
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