NEIL EDWARD AXEL, Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 10, Howard County, since February 4, 1997. Chair, Committee on Civil Procedures, District Court of Maryland, 1999- (member, 1997-99). Member, Administrative Judges Committee, District Court of Maryland, 1999-.
Chair, Drug Abuse Advisory Council, Howard County, 1979-82 (member, 1979-83). Member, Family Advocacy Council, Howard County, 1982; Task Force to Study the Laws and Procedures Pertaining to "Children in Need of Supervision," Howard County, 1983. Co-Chair, Family and Sexual Violence Coordinating Council, Howard County, 1997-. Chair, State Advisory Council on Drug Abuse, 1982-86 (member, 1981-86). Born in New York, New York, October 19, 1949. Attended Roslyn High School, Roslyn, New York; Syracuse University, B.S. (business administration), 1971; Washington College of Law, The American University, J.D., 1974. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1974. Associate, Crawford & Goldberg, 1975-77. Partner, Goldberg & Axel, P.A., 1977-86. Sole practitioner, Neil Edward Axel, P.A., 1986-97. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (doctor/lawyer education partnership project, 1990; special committee on judicial personnel issues, 1995-); Howard County Bar Association (executive committee, 1995-; chair, continuing legal education committee, 1994-). Member, American Bar Association, 1974-95; Montgomery County Bar Association, 1975-96. Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1975-97; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1978-87; Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, 1986-97; Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 1993-95. Board of Directors, Children of Separation and Divorce Center, Inc., 1991-95 (chair, 1991-94). Board of Directors, Maryland Special Olympics, 1993- (chair, 1994-96). Award of Distinction, Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, 1998.
November 5, 2002
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