J. MICHAEL WACHS, Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 7, Anne Arundel County, since December 8, 2000.
Assistant Public Defender, Anne Arundel County, 1987-91. Member, Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission, 7th Commission District, 1994-98; Inquiry Panel, Attorney Grievance Commission, 1997-98. Master in Chancery, Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, 1998-2000. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 10, 1962. Attended Annapolis High School, Annapolis, Maryland; Rutgers College, B.A. (English), 1984; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1987. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1987. Partner, North & Wachs, P.A., 1991-94. Sole practitioner, 1994-98. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (board of governors, 2002-); Anne Arundel County Bar Association (member, 1987-; board of trustees, 1996-; secretary, 1999-2000; president-elect, 2000-01). Secretary, Anne Arundel County Bar Foundation, 1995-96 (trustee, 1994-95). Vice-President, Parent Teachers Association, Severna Park Elementary School, 1997-99. Coach (soccer, baseball, field hockey, lacrosse), Greater Severna Park Athletic Association. Member, Olde Severna Park Improvement Association. Board of Trustees, Cedar Ridge Homeowners Association.
November 5, 2002
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