CHARLOTTE M. COOKSEY, Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 1, Baltimore City, since August 15, 1983. Member, Executive Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1992-96 (vice-chair, 1993; chair 1994). Member, Mental Health, Alcoholism and Addiction Committee, 1993-, and Judicial Ethics Subcommittee, Maryland Judicial Conference.
Trial attorney, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1974-75. Master in Chancery, Division of Juvenile Causes, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 1979-83. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, October 30, 1947. Attended Louise S. McGehee School; Newcomb College of Tulane University, B.A., 1968; Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 1971; Institute of Juvenile Justice, University of Cambridge, 1980; National College of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, 1980; National College of Judges, 1985. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1976. Member, American, Maryland State, Louisiana, District of Columbia, Baltimore City and Women's Bar Associations. Member, Women's Law Center. VISTA attorney, New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation, 1971-72. Staff attorney, Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., 1972-74. Managing attorney, Child Advocacy Project, 1975-79. Member, National Association of Women Judges; Judicial Ethics Committee; P.L. 99-660 Planning Council of Maryland Advisory Committee on Mental Hygiene; Trial Table Law Club.
July 18, 2000
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