MELANIE MARVA SHAW-GETER, Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 5, Prince George's County, since January 31, 1996. Board of Directors, Judicial Institute of Maryland, 1998-. Chair, Public Awareness Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1999- (member, 1996-); Public Trust and Confidence Implementation Committee, 2000-; Article 27 (crimes & punishments) Revision Committee.
Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1982-87. Assistant attorney general, Medicaid Fraud Unit, 1987-89. Assistant State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1989-96 (chief, criminal trials division; chief, homicide & narcotics division). Born in Baltimore, Maryland, April 16, 1957. Attended Western High School, Baltimore; Howard University, B.A., 1978; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1981. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1982. Member, National, Prince George's County and J. Franklin Bourne Bar Associations. Adjunct Professor, Bowie State Unversity.
July 18, 2000
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