JOHN W. SAUSE, JR., County Administrative Judge, Queen Anne's County Circuit Court, 2nd Judicial Circuit, since 1988 (Associate Judge, 1988). Member, Business Regulations Article Review Committee, 1988-89. Member, Conference of Circuit Judges, 1989. Chair, Civil Law and Procedure Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1996-99.
Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1959-62. Assistant attorney general, 1964-66. Reporter, Commission to Revise the Testamentary Laws of Maryland, 1967-68. Trial Magistrate, Queen Anne's County, 1967-71. Legislative officer to Governor, 1968-69. Member, Commission on Artistic Property, 1969-75 (chair, 1973-75). District Public Defender, District 3 (Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's & Talbot counties), 1971-83. Member, State House Trust, 1973-75. Trust Clerk, Queen Anne's County Circuit Court, 1981-84 (auditor, 1981-88). Member, State Board of Law Examiners, 1983-88. Attorney to Planning Commission and Department of Planning and Zoning, Queen Anne's County, 1987-88. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, October 14, 1933. Williams College, B.A., with honors, 1955; University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1958. Law clerk to Judge William L. Henderson, Court of Appeals, 1958-59. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1958. Member, American, 2nd Circuit and Queen Anne's County Bar Associations. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (chair, young lawyers committee, 1964-65; local member, judicial nominations committee, 1966-67, 1977-83; member, grievance committee, 1970-72; council, criminal law section, 1985-89; committee to revise pattern criminal jury instructions, 1988). Associate, Mylander & Atwater, 1962-65. Member, Queen Anne's County Historical Society (founding director, 1960). President, Queen Anne's County Jaycees, 1965-66. Trustee, The Gunston School, 1972-85 (president, 1974-75; chair, finance committee, 1979-85). Chair, Centreville Heritage Commission, 1983-91.
April 1, 2001
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