BARBARA BAER WAXMAN, District Administrative Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 1, Baltimore City, since September 30, 2013 (Associate Judge, May 8, 1991 to September 30, 2013). Member, Civil Law and Procedure Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1991-92. Chair, Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1994-95 (member, 1993-94). Judge-in-Charge, Eastside Court Building, 1995-97. Member, Planning and Oversight Committee for a Community Court of Baltimore, 1997-99. Member, Administrative Judges Committee, 1997-99, 2013-15. Chair, Committee on Criminal and Motor Vehicle Matters, District Court of Maryland, 1997-15. Member, Mental Health, Alcoholism and Addiction Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1999-2000. Executive Committee, Baltimore City District Court, 1999-. Judge-in-Charge, Courtroom at Central Booking and Intake Center, 1999-. Member, Bail System Task Force, 2003-07. Instructor, New Trial Judge Orientation, 2012-. Member, Judicial Council, Maryland Judicial Conference, 2013-15; Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Baltimore City, 2013-. Chair, Domestic Violence Coordinating Council, Baltimore City, 2013- (member, 1988-). Member, District Court Chief Judge's Committee, 2015-, Chair, Joint Work Group on Human Trafficking, 2016-, and Member, Subgroup Mentoring Program, 2016, Judicial Council.
Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1981-86. Chief, District Court Division, State's Attorney's Office, Baltimore City, 1986-91.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland. University of Maryland, B.S., 1975; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1980. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1981. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (district court subcommittee, 1986-92; judge, high school mock trial competition, 2012-); Baltimore City Bar Association (judicial administration committee, 1996-97); Women's Law Center of Maryland; National Association of Women Judges, 1999- (chair, nominating committee, 1993-2000; women in prison task force, 1995-2005; board of directors, 2000-01; treasurer, 2002-09). Member, Simon E. Sobeloff Law Society, 2000-; Trial Table Law Club. Member, Mount Washington Improvement Association, 1987-. Outstanding Woman Award, Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, 2000. Dorothy Beatty Award, Women's Law Center, 2014. Margaret Brent-Juanita Jackson Mitchell Award, Baltimore City Bar Association, 2016.
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