[photo, District Court Judge Richard A. Palumbo] RICHARD A. PALUMBO, Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 5, Prince George's County, since November 14, 2001.

Member, House of Delegates, representing District 22, Prince George's County, 1979-82. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 1979-82.

Member, State Senate, representing District 22, Prince George's County, 1982-83.

Member, House of Delegates, representing District 22A, Prince George's County, 1983 to November 13, 2001. House Vice-Chair, Joint Audit Committee (formerly Joint Budget and Audit Committee), 1993-2001; House Facilities Committee, 1999-2001. House Chair, Joint Committee on Investigation, 1993-2001. Member, Judiciary Committee, 1983-90; Appropriations Committee, 1990-2001 (education & transportation subcommittee, 1992-94; oversight committee on pensions, 1993-2001; education & economic development subcommittee, 1995-2001; vice-chair, capital budget subcommittee, 1995); Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 1995-2001. Former member, Law Enforcement and State-Approved Boards Committee, Prince George's County Delegation; Southern Legislative Conference (criminal justice committee).

Assistant State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1969-74. Member, Citizens Advisory Committee, Prince George's County, 1971-76; Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board, Prince George's County, 1977-79; Historical and Cultural Trust, Prince George's County, 1984-86. Born in Newark, New Jersey, August 19, 1938. Attended West Side High School, Newark, New Jersey; University of Maryland, B.S. (business & public administration), 1963; University of Baltimore School of Law, LL.B., J.D., 1970. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1971. Attorney. Member, American, Maryland State and Prince George's County Bar Associations; National District Attorneys' Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Maryland State's Attorneys' Association; Prince George's Criminal Trial Lawyers' Association. Member, Democratic State Central Committee, 1974-78; Prince George's County Young Men's Democratic Club. Member, President's Club, University of Maryland. Past member, Board of Directors, Terrapin Club, University of Maryland. Member, Prince George's County Jaycees (exhausted rooster); Order of Sons of Italy; Kiwanis. Outstanding Legislator of the Year, Maryland Municipal League, 1981, 1989, 1994. Married.

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