BALTIMORE CITY CIRCUIT COURT


JOHN C. THEMELIS, Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court

Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since 1988.

Panel chair, Health Claims Arbitration Board, 1976-82. Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1976-83. Contract Assistant Public Defender, Baltimore City, 1983-84. Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 1, Baltimore City, 1984-88. Member, Judicial Education Committee, 1985-87, and Criminal and Motor Vehicle Matters Standing Committee, 1987-88, District Court of Maryland. Vice-Chair, DWI Sentencing Guidelines Subcommittee, 1987-89. Member, Civil Law and Procedure Committee, 1992-94, Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, 1995, Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Sentencing Guidelines Advisory Board, 1987-92.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, September 23, 1947. University of Maryland, B.S., 1970; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1975. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1975. Member, Maryland State and District of Columbia Bar Associations; Baltimore City Bar Association (domestic violence committee, 1985-86; judicial administration committee, 1986-87; District Court subcommittee, 1986-88; judicial awareness committee, 1986-88; historical committee, 1986-95; standing committee on criminal law, 1986; gender bias committee, 1995). Member, Maryland Circuit Judges Association, 1993. Board of Trustees, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 1983-87 (treas., 1983-84; vice-pres., 1984-87). President, Greek School Board of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 1984-86. Member, AF & AM; Boumi Shrine, Baltimore; York Rite; Scottish Rite; Order of AHEPA. Board of Directors, Druid Hill YMCA, 1988-91. Board of Directors, Jentry McDonald Group Home, 1989-91. Life sustaining member, NAACP. Member, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1989-91. Member, Heuisler Honor Society; listed in American Hellenic Who's Who in Business and the Professions. Adjunct faculty, University of Baltimore School of Law, 1986-89; Loyola College, 1987-89. Instructor, Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education for Lawyers (MICPEL), 1986-89. Member, Mayor's Sister City Program (Baltimore City, & Piraeus, Greece), 1986. Member, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association, 1990. Lecturer, Law-Related Education Project, Lake Clifton and Eastern High School, 1991. Lecturer, Survivors Against Violence Everywhere, 1994.

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