RALPH H. FRANCE II, Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 11, Washington County, since November 14, 1995. Member, Committee on Civil Procedures, 1997-2000, and Judicial Education Committee, 1999-2000, District Court of Maryland. Member, Civil Law and Procedure Committee, 2000-01, and Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, 2001-, Maryland Judicial Conference.
Member, Inquiry Panel, Attorney Grievance Commission, 1988-95. County Attorney, Washington County, 1989-95. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, July 9, 1941. Attended Baltimore City College; Franklin and Marshall College, B.A., 1962; University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1965. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1965. Served in U.S. Naval Reserve, Judge Advocate General's Corps (active duty, 1966-69; reserve, 1969-93). Member, American Bar Association (chair, veterans administration law section); Maryland State Bar Association; Washington County Bar Association (president, 1989); Judge Advocates Association; Naval Reserve Lawyers Association. Director, Washington County Help Line. Member, Hagerstown Civil War Round Table (president, 1996).
November 5, 2002
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