DURKE G. THOMPSON, Associate Judge, Montgomery County Circuit Court, 6th Judicial Circuit, since June 3, 1994. Member, Civil Law and Procedure Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1996-99.
Member, Trial Courts Nominating Commission, Montgomery County, 1988-91. Born in Washington, DC, August 5, 1942. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School; University of Maryland College Park, B.A., 1964; University of Wisconsin School of Law, J.D., 1967. Law clerk to Judge Thomas Anderson, Court of Special Appeals, 1967. Served in U.S. Army/ Maryland National Guard, 1967-72 (19th special forces group); U.S. Army Reserve, 1972-73 (154th civil affairs regiment). Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1968. Member, American Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association (board of governors, 1979-81, 1986-88; executive committee, 1979, 1986-88; chair, judicial appointments committee, 1988-90; board of directors, people's pro bono coordinating corp., 1989-91). Member, Montgomery County Bar Association (president, 1985-86; executive committee, 1973-75, 1982-85; chair, constitution revision committee, 1975). Member, Maryland State and Montgomery County Bar Foundations. Bencher, Montgomery County Inns of Court. Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association, 1984-94.
July 18, 2000
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