[photo, Martha F. Rasin, District Court Judge ] MARTHA F. RASIN, Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland, September 17, 1996 to September 17, 2001. Resigned as Chief Judge, September 17, 2001. Chair, Administrative Judges Committee, District Court of Maryland, 1996-2001. Member, Executive Committee (legislative subcommittee), Maryland Judicial Conference, 1996-2000; Committee on Criminal and Motor Vehicle Matters, District Court of Maryland, 1996-2001; Maryland Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission, 1998-2001; Judicial Cabinet, 2000-01; Judicial Council, Maryland Judicial Conference, 2000-01. Past member, Board of Directors, Judicial Institute of Maryland.

Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 7, Anne Arundel County, 1989-95, and September 17, 2001 to August 8, 2005 (District Administrative Judge, 1995-96). Retired August 8, 2005. Chair, Judicial Education Committee, District Court of Maryland, 1992. Chair, Mental Health, Alcoholism and Addiction Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1992. Member, Committee to Implement Domestic Violence Law, 1992. Member, Judicial Compensation Committee, 1996-2001, Maryland Judicial Conference; Technology Oversight Board, 1999-2005; Public Trust and Confidence Implementation Committee, 2000-05; Advisory Board, Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office, 2001-05. Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, District Court of Maryland, 2003-05. Member, Administrative Judges Committee, District Court of Maryland, 2003-05.

Member, Family Violence Council, 1996-2005. Board of Directors, The Maryland Legal Services Corporation, 2016-.

Born in Chestertown, Maryland, June 25, 1947. Attended St. Margaret's School, Tappahannock, Virginia; Mary Baldwin College, B.A. (political science), 1969; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1981. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1981. Associate Attorney, Bereano and Resnick, P.A., 1981-87. Sole practitioner, 1987-89. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (special committee on anti-discrimination matters, 2004-05); Anne Arundel County Bar Association (board of trustees, 1991-93); Women's Bar Association of Maryland. Member, Women's Law Center of Maryland; American Inns of Court; National Association of Women Judges; Heuisler Honor Society. Board of Governors, St. Margaret's School, Tappahannock, Virginia. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 1998. Special Achievement Award, Family Violence Council, 1998.

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