Members’ News




The Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) is seeking candidates for the position of Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). Eligible candidates must be a lawyer in good standing for at least five years as of December 31, 2018, licensed to practice law in Maryland and possess excellent writing, legal research, computer and time management skills. The OAH is based in Hunt Valley and ALJs are required to travel throughout the State. Starting salary is $99,549.

All applications must be completed online by June 25, 2018, through the State of Maryland Job Openings at The recruitment number is 18-005266-0001.

Supplemental materials are to include five copies of: a resume, a writing sample no longer than ten pages and three professional references. In addition, one original Certificate of Good Standing from the Maryland Court of Appeals must be included. Supplemental materials are to be submitted as outlined in the online job announcement.  

Judicial Vacancy – District Court for Harford County

For Members of the Harford County Bar Association:

Due to the retirement of the Honorable Victor K. Butanis on February 1, 2018, a vacancy exists on the District Court for Harford County.  This vacancy is to be filled by appointment of Governor Hogan.  The vacancy officially opens on Tuesday, June 5, at which time applications will be accepted.

Any lawyer interested in appointment to this vacancy should complete the personal data questionnaire which is available as a downloadable document on the Judiciary’s website at  Any applicant who reapplies to a commission with whom they have filed a personal data questionnaire within the past twenty-four months need not file a new questionnaire.  The candidate may submit a letter stating that he or she is reapplying and submit any changes that have occurred since the submission of the earlier questionnaire. Any questions about the application process should be directed to Debra L. Kaminski or Jennifer A. Miller at the Administrative Office of the Courts at (410) 260-1271/(410) 260-1211 or Maryland Relay Service (TTY/Voice) 1-800-735-2258.

The completed personal data questionnaire and two writing samples (at least 17 copies – see questionnaire as to additional copies) must be received by Debra L. Kaminski or Jennifer A. Miller in the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Department, Maryland Judicial Center, 580 Taylor Avenue, Building A, First Floor, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401, by the close of business at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.  Late applications will not be accepted.  Please note our new address.


The Harford County Judicial Nominating Commission will interview candidates on Thursday, July 26 and Friday, July 27 at the Harford Community College (Library – Room L326).


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Maryland State Bar Association is now taking applications for their Leadership Academy


CALENDAR 2018-2019
Please review before applying


Please join the Leadership Academy Committee for more information and to ask your important questions.×11%20_%20Leadership%20Academy%20Info%20Session%20_%20MSBA(1).pdf

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Prince George’s County Courthouse
14735 Main Street 
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772
Lawyer’s Lounge D3003
Free Parking Equestrian Center and limited meter parking at the Courthouse.
Please RSVP to

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Maryland State Bar Association
520 West Fayette Street 
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Conference Room
Complimentary Parking 622 West Fayette Street
Please RSVP to

Due on or before April 30, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m.

Please download the application, fill it out, save to your laptop/desk and then forward to

Judge Dana Middleton and Jessica Quincosa

Wanda A. Calvin Claiborne, CMP
Maryland State Bar Association | Direct: 443-703.3022

Bel Air Office Space for Lease

The Law Offices of Thomas G. Harrison has 1200 square feet of newly renovated space available for lease.  Office space is located at 30 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Bel Air, MD 21014, Rear Building, 2nd Floor.  Space has its own separate entrance & consists of a large reception area, conference/break room, bathroom, utility room, and two (2) individual offices with walk in closets.  Perfect for two attorneys and support staff.  Rent is $1,300.00 per month, and includes water & sewage.  Space includes two (2) reserved parking spaces on site for tenant(s).  Tenant(s) is/are responsible for BGE and phone/cable/internet, etc.  If interested contact Tom Harrison at 410-420-7888.