BARBARA BAER WAXMAN, District Administrative Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 1, Baltimore City, September 30, 2013 to January 25, 2021 (Associate Judge, May 8, 1991 to Sept. 30, 2013, & Jan. 25, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021). Retired February 28, 2021. Member, Civil Law and Procedure Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1991-92. Chair, Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1994-95 (member, 1993-94). Judge-in-Charge, Eastside Court Building, 1995-97. Member, Planning and Oversight Committee for a Community Court of Baltimore, 1997-99. Member, Administrative Judges Committee, 1997-99, 2013-15. Chair, Committee on Criminal and Motor Vehicle Matters, District Court of Maryland, 1997-15. Member, Mental Health, Alcoholism and Addiction Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1999-2000. Executive Committee, Baltimore City District Court, 1999-2010. Judge-in-Charge, Courtroom at Central Booking and Intake Center, 1999-2013. Judge-in-Charge, Wabash Court Building, 2011-13. Member, Bail System Task Force, 2003-07. Instructor, New Trial Judge Orientation, 2012-16. Member, Judicial Council, Maryland Judicial Conference, 2013-15; Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Baltimore City, 2013-17 (chair, domestic violence coordinating committee, 2013-17, member, 1988-2013). Member, District Court Chief Judge's Committee, 2015-, Chair, Joint Work Group on Human Trafficking of Education Committee, 2016-, and member, Subgroup Judicial Mentoring Program, 2016, Judicial Council.

Member, Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking, Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 2018-. Member, Human Trafficking Task Force, Baltimore City, 2018-.

Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1981-86. Chief, District Court Division, State's Attorney's Office, Baltimore City, 1986-91.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland. University of Maryland, B.S., 1975; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1980. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1981. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (district court subcommittee, 1986-92; judge, high school mock trial competition, 2012-); Baltimore City Bar Association (judicial administration committee, 1996-97); Women's Law Center of Maryland; National Association of Women Judges, 1999- (chair, nominating committee, 1993-2000; women in prison task force, 1995-2005; board of directors, 2000-01; treasurer, 2002-09). Member, Simon E. Sobeloff Law Society, 2000-; Trial Table Law Club. Member, Mount Washington Improvement Association, 1987-. Member, Judicial Initiative Advisory Committee, Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence, 2017. Outstanding Woman Award, Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, 2000. Dorothy Beatty Award, Women's Law Center, 2014. Margaret Brent-Juanita Jackson Mitchell Award, Baltimore City Bar Association, 2016.

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