HOWARD COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT


DENNIS M. SWEENEY, Associate Judge, Howard County Circuit Court

Associate Judge, Howard County Circuit Court, 5th Judicial Circuit, since 1991.

Assistant Federal Public Defender, 1975. Assistant attorney general and Special Assistant to Attorney General, 1979-81. Chief, Civil Division and Chief, General Counsel, Office of Attorney General, 1981-84. Member, U.S. District Court Trial Experience Committee, 1984-88. Deputy Attorney General, 1984-91. Member, Governor's Task Force on Administrative Hearing Officers, 1987-88; Advisory Council to Maryland Legal Services Corporation, 1987-89. Chair, State Advisory Council on Administrative Hearings, 1989-91; General Assembly's Task Force on Uninsured Employers, 1990. Vice-Chair, Governor's Prescription Drug Commission, 1990-91. Member, Special Ad Hoc Committee to Implement Maryland's New Domestic Violence Law, 1992; Howard County Executive's Ad Hoc Committee on Human Rights, 1993; Executive Committee, Maryland Circuit Judges Association, 1994; Judicial Clerkship Advisory Committee, University of Maryland School of Law, 1995; Family Violence Council, 1995.

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, July 23, 1945. Loyola College, B.A., 1967; Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1971. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1971. Member, American Bar Association (vice-chair, committee on health & human services, 1978-82); Maryland State Bar Association (chair, administrative law section, 1984); Howard County Bar Association. Staff attorney, Baltimore Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., 1971-75. Chief Attorney, Baltimore Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., 1975-79. President, Public Lawyers Legal Services Program, Inc., 1989-91. Member, Maryland Coalition for Civil Justice Private Bar Task Force, 1995; Children's Justice Act Committee, 1995. President, James Macgill American Inn of Court, 1995.

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