MICHAEL PATRICK WHALEN, Associate Judge, Prince George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, since November 29, 1999.
Assistant State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1974-83 (chief, felony trials division, 1980-83). Deputy State's Attorney for Operations, Prince George's County 1983-86. County Attorney, Prince George's County, 1988-95. Member, Paralegal Studies Advisory Board, University of Maryland University College, 1987-96; Drug Policy Board of Substance Abuse Advisory Council, Prince George's County, 1988-94 (chair, law enforcement subcommittee). Board of Advisors, Crime Solvers, Prince George's County, 1991-93. Member, Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Advisory Commission, Prince George's County, 1991-94. Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 5, Prince George's County, November 27, 1995 to November 1999. Member, Legislative Subcommittee, 1996, and Juvenile Law Committee, 1996-99, Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Judicial Education Committee, 1996-97, and Commissioner Education Committee, 1997-99, District Court of Maryland. Born in Waltham, Massachusetts, April 2, 1946. Attended Ayer Senior High School, Ayer, Massachusetts; University of Maryland, (Munich, Germany, & College Park), B.A., 1969; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1973. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1974. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (board of governors, 1994-96); Prince George's County Bar Association (pres., 1993-94). National District Attorneys Association (senior attorney, American Prosecutors Research Institute, 1986-88). Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation. Charter Fellow, Law Foundation, Prince George's County; Harvard Associates in Police Science, Inc., 1985-95. Adjunct Assistant Professor (paralegal studies), University of Maryland University College, 1979-. Co-editor and contributing author, Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse, 1987.
July 18, 2000
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