BALTIMORE CITY CIRCUIT COURT


EVELYN O. CANNON, Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since December 6, 1996. Member, Family and Domestic Relations Law Committee, 1996-99, and Juvenile Law Committee, 1999-2000, Maryland Judicial Conference. Chair, Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, 2000-, Maryland Judicial Conference.

Staff attorney, Public Defender Service for District of Columbia, 1976-77. Assistant attorney general, Office of Attorney General, 1983-86. Principal Counsel, Trial Litigation Unit, Civil Division, Office of Attorney General, 1986-91. Chief of Litigation, Civil Litigation Division, Office of Attorney General, 1991-96. Panel member, U.S. Magistrate Merit Selection Panel for U.S. District Court for District of Maryland, 1995, 1996. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 23, 1950. University of New Orleans, B.A. (history), 1971; Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1974, L.L.M., 1976. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1980. Assistant Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law, 1977-83. Member, National, Maryland State, Baltimore City, Monumental City and Women's Bar Associations. Member, National Association of Women Judges; Alliance of Black Women Attorneys (founding member; vice-president, 1985-86); St. Thomas More Society; Women's Law Center; Maryland Bar Foundation. Member, Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Greater Baltimore (board member, 1985-90; president, 1989-90). Team leader, assistant team leader, and team member, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1976-. Participant, Trial Advocacy and Teacher Training, Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa, August 1990. Teacher of the Year, University of Maryland School of Law, 1979, 1983. Eleanor Hood Gross Award, YWCA of Greater Baltimore, 1987. Pro Bono Award, Office of Attorney General, 1991. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2001. Member, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

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