Assistant Attorney General, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 1979-81, and Civil Division, 1981-84. Principal Counsel for Trial Litigation, Office of Attorney General, 1984-86.
Born in Van Wert, Ohio, March 1, 1948. Attended School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1968-69; Rosary College, B.A. (political science), cum laude, 1970; Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1973. Law clerk to Judge Morell E. Sharp, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, 1973-74. Staff attorney, 1975-77, and Chief, Mental Health Law Project, 1977-79, Legal Aid Bureau, Baltimore. Attorney, Venable, Baetjer & Howard, 1986-96. Member, Federal and Maryland State Bar Associations; Wranglers Law Club; Lawyers' Round Table; National Association of Women Judges; Network 2000. Chair, Board of Directors, Marian House for Women (a nonprofit, residential rehabilitation program). Author, Maryland Bar Journal articles: "ADR's Integration in the Federal Court System" (March 2001); "Settlement Discussions and the Attorney-Client Privilege (Jan./Feb. 1996); "ADR: The Growing Recognition of the Need for Private Bar's Responsibility and Role in ADR (Sept./Oct. 1993). Exceptional Service Award, Office of Attorney General, 1983. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 1996, 1998, 2000 (Circle of Excellence). Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2010.
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