ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s top judge will address a joint General Assembly session on Feb. 6 to offer an assessment of the state of the Judiciary, a spokeswoman for the jurist said Wednesday. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera ...Read More »
Maryland’s top court will once again have a full-time clerk to manage its docket, handle filings and swear in new attorneys, as well as sign their bar certificates. The Court of Appeals on Wednesday gave the job to Suzanne C. ...Read More »
Hon. Mary Ellen Barbera First female Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals After graduating from Towson State College, Mary Ellen Barbera taught young children in Baltimore City Public Schools. During those years, she witnessed the challenges and struggles ...
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ANNAPOLIS – Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera received the Senate’s highest award for governmental service Wednesday, telling the senators she shares with them the privilege, responsibility and obligation to serve their fellow Marylanders. “It is not about ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s top jurist Tuesday urged state lawmakers to raise judicial salaries for the first time in three years, saying continued wage stagnation will discourage the best qualified attorneys from applying for the bench. “Public service entails financial sacrifice,” ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland Judiciary seeks $591.4 million in fiscal year 2019 – a 5 percent increase from the $562.9 million appropriated for the judicial branch this fiscal year, which ends June 30. About 90 percent of the Judiciary’s proposed ...Read More »