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Three COSA Judges Nominated for Vacancy on Court of Appeals (Howard County and Western Maryland)

The Appellate Courts Judicial Nominating Commission today nominated three sitting appellate judges for the Court of Appeals vacancy that will arise when Chief Judge Joseph M. Getty turns 70 this coming April. This seat on the State’s highest court is for the Third Appellate Judicial Circuit, which includes Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, Howard and Washington Counties. The nominees are:

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Six Nominated for Baltimore County & Harford County Seat on Maryland Court of Appeals

Today, the Appellate Courts Judicial Nominating Commission nominated five judges and one attorney for the seat on the Court of Appeals of Maryland that will become vacant when Judge Robert McDonald reaches mandatory retirement age next month. The nominees are:

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Governor Hogan Appoints Rosalyn Tang to Court of Special Appeals

Today, Governor Larry Hogan announced the appointment of Rosalyn Tang to the seat on the Court of Special Appeals vacated upon the elevation of Judge Steven Gould to the Court of Appeals. She was among seven nominees for the vacancy. The press release states:

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Judge Diana Motz to Take Senior Status

The U.S. Courts website shows that, on December 13, Fourth Circuit Judge Diana Gribbon Motz announced her intent to take senior status upon confirmation of her successor. The Baltimore-based judge served on the Court of Special Appeals from 1991 to 1994, until her nomination to the Fourth Circuit by President Clinton and confirmation by the Senate on a voice vote.

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Seven Nominated for Montgomery County COSA Vacancy

The Appellate Courts Judicial Nominating Commission has nominated three judges and four practitioners for the vacancy created on the Court of Special Appeals when Governor Hogan elevated Judge Steven Gould to the Court of Appeals.

The nominees are:

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Seven apply for Maryland Court of Appeals Vacancy (Third Appellate Circuit)

Four judges and three attorneys have applied for the Court of Appeals vacancy that will arise when Chief Judge Joseph M. Getty turns 70 this coming April. This expanded list of applicants comes after the vacancy was “re-advertised at the request of the Governor in order to attract as broad a field of candidates as possible consistent with his commitment to diversity and outreach.”

This seat on the State’s highest court is for the Third Appellate Judicial Circuit, which includes Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, Howard and Washington Counties. The applicants are:

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Twelve Apply for Court of Appeals Vacancy (Harford and Baltimore Counties)

Following re-advertisement of the vacancy, “at the request of the Governor in order to attract as broad a field of candidates as possible consistent with his commitment to diversity and outreach,” six judges and six lawyers are now applying for the Court of Appeals vacancy that will arise when Judge Robert McDonald turns 70 this coming February.

The applicants are:

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Four Apply for Maryland Court of Appeals

Three appellate judges and one lawyer have applied for the Court of Appeals vacancy that will arise when Chief Judge Joseph M. Getty turns 70 this coming April. This seat on the State’s highest court is for the Third Appellate Judicial Circuit, which includes Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, Howard and Washington Counties. The applicants are:

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Seven Apply for Court of Appeals Vacancy (Harford and Baltimore Counties)

(Update: On October 21, 2021, the judiciary website posted: “This vacancy is being re-advertised at the request of the Governor in order to attract as broad a field of candidates as possible consistent with his commitment to diversity and outreach.” The deadline for additional applications is November 18.)

Three judges and four lawyers have applied for the Court of Appeals vacancy that will arise when Judge Robert McDonald turns 70 this coming February.

The applicants are:

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Ten apply for Montgomery County COSA Seat

Five judges and five practitioners have applied for the vacancy created on the Court of Special Appeals when Governor Hogan elevated Judge Steven Gould to the Court of Appeals.

The applicants are:

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