PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY
CIRCUIT COURT


WILLIAM D. MISSOURI, Circuit Administrative Judge, 7th Judcial Circuit, (Calvert, Charles, Prince George's & St. Mary's counties), since 1997. County Administrative Judge, Prince George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, since 1992 (Associate Judge, January 14, 1988-92). Member, Board of Directors, Judicial Institute of Maryland, 1991-95. Member, Conference of Circuit Judges, 1997-. Member, Judicial Compensation Committee, Civil Law and Procedure Committee, 1997-2000, Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, 2000-, and Judicial Council, 2000-, Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, 2000-.

Assistant State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1978-85. Administrative Judge, District Court of Maryland, 5th District, Prince George's County, 1987 (Associate Judge, 1985-87). Member, Special Joint Committee on Gender Bias in the Courts, 1987-89. Chair, Board of Visitors, Bowie State University, 1994. Born in Washington, DC, September 4, 1940. Attended Dalzell, South Carolina, public schools. Served in U.S. Air Force, 1958. Bowie State College, B.S. (political science), cum laude, 1975; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1978. Member, American and J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Associations; Maryland State Bar Association (board of governors, 1990-92; judicial administration section; pattern jury instruction subcommittee); Prince George's County Bar Association (chair, continuing legal education committee, 1986-87; chair, special committee to review bar association committee structure, 1987-88; board of directors, 1983-88). Member, Executive Committee, University of Maryland Law School Alumni Association, 1986-92. Member, Phi Alpha Delta International Law Fraternity; National District Attorneys Association; Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Instructor, Paralegal Studies, Prince George's Community College, 1985. American Inns of Court, Marlborough Chapter (master of the bench, 1988-90; president, 1990-91). Prince Hall Masons, Prudent Lodge no. 27 (worshipful master, 1971, 1972). Jonathan Davis Consistory no. One, 33 degree, Mecca Temple, no. Ten Shriners. Chair, Patuxent District N.C.A., Boy Scouts of America, 1993-94. Member, parish council, St. Joseph's Church, Landover.

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