Due to the retirement of the Honorable Michael J. Algeo on June 30, 2014 and the upcoming retirement of the Honorable Eric M. Johnson on October 31, 2014, two (2) vacancies exist on the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. These vacancies are to be filled by appointment of Governor O'Malley.

The name of any attorney living or practicing in Montgomery County, MD who applies for this vacancy will have to appear on a referendum ballot handled through the Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD.

In addition to filing with the Administrative Office of the Courts, you are asked to submit a written resume, as a pdf or an MS Word document, along with a photo (if there is not currently one on file with the Bar Association) to be emailed to Cindy@barmont.org, with a $100 filing fee (if you haven’t applied for a Circuit Court vacancy within the past 2 years) mailed to Sara M. Donohue, Chair, Judicial Selections Panel Committee, Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland, 27 West Jefferson St., Rockville, MD 20850.All materials must be received by 5:00p.m. on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

Referendum Schedule
AOC Resume Deadline: Tuesday, September 30, 2014; 4:30PM

BAMC Resume Deadline: Tuesday, September 30, 2014; 5:00PM
BAMC Ballots To Be Emailed: October 7, 2014
Voting Deadline: September 21, 2014; 2PM

Applicant Interviews: October 28, 2014 & October 29, 2014
FINAL Committee Meeting: November 3, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENT

Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for Commission District 11 Circuit Court for Montgomery County

Due to the retirement of the Honorable Michael J. Algeo on June 30, 2014 and the upcoming retirement of the Honorable Eric M. Johnson on October 31, 2014, two (2) vacancies exist on the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. This vacancy is to be filled by appointment of Governor O'Malley.

Any judge or lawyer interested in appointment to these vacancies should complete the personal data questionnaire which is available as a downloadable document on the Judiciary’s website at www.mdcourts.gov. Any applicant who reapplies to a commission with whom they have filed a personal data questionnaire within the past twenty-four months need not file a new questionnaire. The candidate may submit a letter stating that he or she is reapplying and submit any changes that have occurred since the submission of the earlier questionnaire. Any questions about the application process should be directed to Debra L. Kaminski at the Administrative Office of the Courts at 410-260-1271 or Maryland Relay Service (TTY/Voice) 1-800-735-2258.

The completed personal data questionnaire and two writing samples (at least 17 copies)—see questionnaire as to additional copies) must be received by Debra L. Kaminski in the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Department, Maryland Judicial Center, 580 Taylor Ave., Building A, 1st Floor, Annapolis, MD 21401, by the close of business at 4:30p.m. on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Late applications will not be accepted. Please note the new address.