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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 www.jobaps.com/MD. 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.
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 https://www.mdcourts.gov/judgeselect. 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).