PAMILA J. BROWN, Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 10, Howard County, since May 7, 2002.
Assistant attorney general, Office of Attorney General, 1987-92. Deputy counsel, State Treasurer, 1992-96. Deputy counsel, State Highway Administration, 1996-98. Principal counsel, Department of General Services, 1998-2002. Member, State Commission on Arthritis and Related Diseases, 1989-92; Maryland Judicial Commission on Pro Bono, 1998-2000.
Assistant City solicitor, Baltimore City, 1981-86. Director of Inmate Legal Services, Baltimore City Jail, 1979-81. Member, Foster Care Review Board, Northwest Region no. 5, Baltimore City, 1983-87 (chair, 1986-87). Member, Library Renovation Committee, 1997-98, and Revitalization Committee, 1998-2002, Howard County. Member, Board of Social Services, Howard County, 2000.
Born in Havre de Grace, Maryland, July 21, 1954. Macalester College, B.A. (political science), 1976. University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1979 (outstanding advocate award, 1978; president, student bar association, 1979). Member, American Bar Association, 1980- (forum on the construction industry, 1988-93; special advisory committee on government lawyers, 1988-91; standing committee on public education, 1988-91; special committee on the drug crisis, 1991-93; committee on public understanding about the law, 1992-94; standing committee on membership, 1994-97; commission on minorities in the profession, 1994-96; task force on lawyers political contributions, 1997-98; special commission on building public trust in the justice system, 1998-99). Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 1981- (board of governors, 1989-91, 1998-2000; chair, minorities in the profession, 1990-92; member, special committee on the centennial, 1994-96; task force on civil litigation costs, 1999-2000; committee on gender equality, 2001-). Member, Howard County Bar Association, 1995-; Bar Association of Baltimore City (president, 1997-98); Monumental City Bar Association, 1982-. Member, Women's Bar Association (Howard County chapter), 1993-. Waring Mitchell Law Society, 1995-; Alliance of Black Women Attorneys, 1980-. Board member, Women's Law Center, 1986-90; Legal Aid Equal Justice Council, 1997-; Howard County Bar Foundation; Baltimore City Bar Foundation (president, 1996-97). Trustee, Maryland Law Review, 1997-98. Board member, Baltimore Courthouse Museum Foundation, 1997-. Member, Honorable James MacGill American Inn of Court, 1999-2001. Board member, Maryland Lupus Foundation, 1981-87. Volunteer arbitrator, Better Business Bureau, 1983-87. Board member, Metropolitan Young Women's Christian Association of Greater Baltimore, 1987-96 (president, 1994-96). Den Leader, Cub Scout Troop #234, 1998-99. Exceptional Service Award, Office of Attorney General, 1992. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 1997. Pro Bono Award, Office of Attorney General, 1998. Nelson Award for Outstanding Service by a Government Lawyer, American Bar Association, 1999. Alumnus of the Year, University of Baltimore, 2000.
November 5, 2002
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