EVELYN O. CANNON, Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court

Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since 1996.

Staff attorney, Public Defender Service for District of Columbia, 1976-77. Assistant Attorney General, Office of Attorney General, 1983-86. Principal Counsel, Trial Litigation, Office of Attorney General, 1986-91. Chief of Litigation, Office of Attorney General, 1991-96.

Panel member, U.S. Magistrate Merit Selection Panel for U.S. District Court for District of Maryland, 1995, 1996.

Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 23, 1950. University of New Orleans, B.A. (history), 1971; Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1974, L.L.M., 1976. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1980. Assistant Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law, 1977-83. Member, National, Maryland State, Baltimore City, Monumental City and Women's Bar Associations. Member, National Association of Women Judges; Alliance of Black Women Attorneys (founding member; vice-president, 1985-86); St. Thomas More Society; Women's Law Center; Maryland Bar Foundation. Member, Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Greater Baltimore (board member, 1985-90; president, 1989-90). Team leader, assistant team leader, and team member, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1976-. Participant, Trial Advocacy and Teacher Training, Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa, August 1990. Teacher of the Year, University of Maryland School of Law, 1979, 1983. Eleanor Hood Gross Award, YWCA of Greater Baltimore, 1987. Pro Bono Award, Office of Attorney General, 1991. Member, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

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