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Washington Co. bench vacancy filled despite no recommendation from nominating commission

Attorneys who seek this view in a courtroom must be as diligent in their written work as they are in their in-court advocacy because nominating commissions pay as much attention to briefs as they do to courtroom oratory, according to T. Christine Pham. The Baltimore lawyer is moderating a panel at the MSBA annual meeting featuring judges giving advice to lawyers who dream of sitting on the bench. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Former state delegate Brett R. Wilson recently took the bench as Washington County’s newest circuit court judge, but his appointment last month did not follow the normal process for filling vacancies. Wilson was one of four applicants to fill the ...

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