STEVEN I. PLATT, Associate Judge, Prince George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, since May 7, 1990. Coordinating judge for criminal operations since January 2001 (former coordinating judge, family law operations). Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, 2001. Former chair, Strategic Planning and Total Quality Management Council. Vice-Chair, Business and Technology Division Task Force, 2000. Chair, Business Technology Case Management Program Implementation Committee, 2001-.
Member, Human Relations Commission, Prince George's County, 1976-77 (chair, 1977-78); Adoption Advisory Committee, Department of Social Services, Prince George's County, 1977. Chair, County Council Labor Law Revision Task Force, Prince George's County, 1981. Past member, Adoption Advisory Committee, Department of Social Services, Prince George's County. Chief Judge, Orphans' Court, Prince George's County, 1985 (Judge, 1978-85). District Administrative Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 5, Prince George's County, 1988-90 (Associate Judge, 1986-88, cross-designated to Prince George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, 1988-90). Born in Woodstock, Virginia, January 1, 1947. Attended Massanutten Military Academy; University of Virginia, B.A. (government & public administration), 1969. Served in Maryland National Guard, 1969-75. Law clerk to Judge Ernest A. Loveless, Prince George's County Circuit Court, 1973-75. Washington College of Law, The American University, J.D., 1974; National Judicial College and National Center for State Courts (court administration), 1988. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1975. Member, American Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association (past member, board of governors); Prince George's County Bar Association (president, 1988-89). Partner, Platt & Risner, 1981-86. Regional Board of Directors, Prince George's County United Way. Instructor, Paralegal Institute, University of Maryland, 1982; faculty, Prince George's Community College. Chair, Board of Trustees, Henson Valley Montessori School, 1985-87. President, Marlborough Inn of Court, 1992-94. Member, Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity. Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation; Law Foundation of Prince George's County. Distinguished Service to the Judiciary Award, Philippine Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, DC, 1991. Conflict Resolution Award, National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1995. Distinguished Alumnus Award, Washington College of Law, The American University, 1999. Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2001.
November 5, 2002
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