[Photograph of Court of Special Appeals Judge] DEBORAH SWEET BYRNES, Judge, Court of Special Appeals, At Large, since June 1997. Chair, Maryland Judicial Commission on Pro Bono, 1998-.

Chair, Trial Courts Nominating Commission, Baltimore County, 1995-97. Born in New York, New York, August 11, 1952. Attended Cleveland Heights High School, Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Served in U.S. Peace Corps, Sierra Leone, West Africa, 1973-74. New York University, Washington Square, and University College of Arts and Sciences, B.A., 1975; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D. (with honor), 1981. Order of the Coif (law school honorary society). Member, National Moot Court Team. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1982. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (board of governors, 1995-97); Baltimore County Bar Association. Partner, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, 1990-97 (associate, 1982-89). Member, Maryland Bar Foundation.

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