WILLIAM D. QUARLES, JR., Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, March 24, 2003 to February 1, 2016. Retired February 1, 2016.

Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, November 18, 1996 to March 24, 2003. Member, Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism, 1998-2001; Technology Oversight Board, 1999-2003.

Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Maryland, 1982-86. Deputy coordinator and coordinator, Presidential Task Force on Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement, 1984-85. Member, Law Revision Commission, District of Columbia, 1989-91. Member, Governor's Commission on Service, 1994-95.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, January 16, 1948. Attended Baltimore City public schools; Baltimore City College; University of Maryland, Baltimore, B.S., 1976; Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, J.D., 1979. Law clerk to Judge Joseph C. Howard, U.S. District Court, 1979-81. Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1979; Maryland Bar, 1991. Member, American, National, Maryland State, Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Monumental City Bar Associations. Attorney, Venable, Baetjer and Howard (associate, 1986-87; equity partner, 1988-96). Board member, Loyola-Notre Dame Library Corporation, 1994-95. Past member, Executive Council of Parents, Loyola College. Instructor, U.S. Attorney General's Advocacy Institute, 1984-85; Maryland Institute for Continuing Education of Lawyers, 1985-. Co-author, Summary Adjudication: Dispositive Motions and Summary Trials (1991). U.S. Attorney General's Special Achievement Award, 1984. Distinguished Alumni Award, Black Law Student Association, Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America.

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