COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS


[Photograph of Court of Special Appeals Judge]

JOSEPH F. MURPHY, JR., Chief Judge, Court of Special Appeals

Chief Judge, Court of Special Appeals, At Large, since 1996 (Judge, 1993-96).

Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1970-75. Deputy State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1975-76.

Associate Judge, Baltimore County Circuit Court, 3rd Judicial Circuit, 1984-93. Board of Directors, Maryland Judicial Institute, 1985-93, 1995-.

Born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, January 9, 1944. Boston College,A.B., 1965; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1969. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1969. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (criminal pattern jury instructions committee, 1980-; committee on laws, 1988-; chair, criminal law section council, 1987-88). Member, Baltimore County Bar Association; Maryland State's Attorneys' Association, 1970-76; Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, 1984 (president, 1984). Instructor (evidence), University of Baltimore School of Law, 1974-. Instructor (trial practice) University of Maryland School of Law, 1981-. Officer and trustee, Maryland Institute for the Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL), 1984-88. President, J. Dudley Digges Inn of Court, 1989-90. Author, "Oral Motions in Limine," Litigation (vol. 14, no. 3), Spring 1988; Maryland Evidence Handbook, 1989 (2nd ed., 1993). Outstanding Part-Time Instructor Award, University of Baltimore, 1976, 1977, 1996. Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award, Maryland State Bar Association, 1990. Award for Professional Excellence, Maryland Bar Foundation, 1994. Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation, Inc., 1984-.

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