RICHARD H. SOTHORON, JR., Associate Judge, Prince George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, since January 8, 1992.

Assistant State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1970-73. Member, Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission, 7th Judicial Circuit, 1979-83, 1988-90. Member, Personnel Board, Prince George's County, 1982-86; Correctional Advisory Board, Prince George's County, 1982-87, 1990-. Chair, Citizens' Advisory Committee, Prince George's County Public Master Plan, 1986-89. Secretary, Industrial Development Authority, Prince George's County, 1987-91. Counsel, Board of Ethics, Prince George's County, 1988-91. Member, Blue Ribbon Commission for Public Safety and Community Relations, Prince George's County, 1989. Member, Workers' Compensation Benefit and Insurance Oversight Committee, 1991. Born in Cheverly, Maryland, November 25, 1944. Attended Frederick Sasscer Senior High School, Upper Marlboro, Maryland; University of Maryland, B.S. (journalism), 1966; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1969. Member, American Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association (board of governors, 1991-93; co-chair, program committee, 2002-); District of Columbia Bar Association; Prince George's County Bar Association (president, 1990-91). Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation. Board of Directors, Prince George's County Bar Foundation, 1991-92. Distinguished Service Award, Prince George's County Bar Association, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1994. Distinguished Service Award, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1989. Member, University of Maryland Alumni Association; Terrapin Club; Marlboro Boys and Girls Club; Trinity Episcopal Church. Board of Overseers, Queen Anne School, 1992-.

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