KATHLEEN O'FERRALL FRIEDMAN, Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since 1985. Judge in charge of Domestic Matters, 1986-96.
Chair, Governor's Commission to Study Implementation of the Equal Rights Amendment, 1975-78. Member, Mayor's Committee on the Disposition of Fells Point Properties, Baltimore City, 1977-81. Member, Governor's Commission on Domestic Relations Laws, 1979-83. Vice-Chair, Child Support Enforcement Advisory Council, 1983-87. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, January 19, 1941. Attended Baltimore parochial schools; College of Notre Dame of Maryland, B.A., 1962; University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1966; University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work, M.S.W., 1969. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1967. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (board of governors, 1982-84); Baltimore City Bar Association (treasurer, 1984-85); American and Women's Bar Associations; National Association of Women Judges. Member, Serjeants' Inn Law Club (president, 1988-89); Lawyers' Roundtable Law Club. Founding member, Women's Law Center (president, 1972-74; board of directors, 1974-76). Delegate to National Women's Conference, Houston, Texas, 1977. Founding member and advisory board member, House of Ruth, Inc., 1981-85. Baltimore City Women's Hall of Fame, 1992. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 1997, 2000. Rosalyn B. Bell Award for distinguished service in the area of family law, Women's Law Center of Maryland, 1997.
July 18, 2000
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