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MARCELLA A. HOLLAND, Circuit Administrative Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since November 8, 2003 (Associate Judge since September 18, 1997). Vice-Chair, Conference of Circuit Judges, since December 4, 2008. Judge in charge of Family Division, 2001-03. Member, Legislative Subcommittee, 1999-2002, and Family Law Committee, 2001-07 (chair, custody subcommittee, 2003-06), Maryland Judicial Conference. Co-Chair, Access [to Court Records] Rules Implementation Committee, 2004-05. Member, Judicial Council, 2006-. Member, Editorial Board, Justice Matters, 2000-.

Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1984-97. Member, Commission on Historical and Architectural Preservation, Baltimore City, 1988-97 (chair, 1995-97); Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, Baltimore City, 2004-. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, August 31, 1947. University of Maryland Baltimore County, B.A. (political science), 1980; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1983. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1983. Member, American Bar Association; National Bar Association (board of governors, 1993, 1995; judicial council financial secretary, 2005-06); Maryland State Bar Association (board of governors, 1994-; judicial administration section; judicial administration council, 2006-08; co-chair, standing committee on program, 2003-; co-chair, special committee on courthouse construction); Baltimore City Bar Association; Monumental City Bar Association (president, 1991-92). President, Maryland Chapter, National Association of Women Judges, 2000-01. Member, Alliance of Black Women Attorneys, 1984-89, 1997; National Black Prosecutors Association, 1992-97. Board member, Lillie Carroll Jackson Museum, 1982-89; Lois G. Wright Memorial Concert Series, 1988-92 (chair, 1990-92). Board of Managers, Druid Hill Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), 1989-95. Chair, Baltimore Black Achievers Program, 1990-97. Board member, Courthouse and Law Museum Foundation, 1992-. Subscribing life member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Member, Joshua Johnson Council, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1990-93; Associated Black Charities Gala Committee, 1996-97. Member, Advisory Board, Girl Scouts Bridge Beyond Bars, 2003-. President's Award and Founder's Award, Lillie Carroll Jackson Museum, 1986. Thurgood Marshall Founder's Award, Monumental City Bar Association, 1993. Distinguished Black Marylander Award, Towson State University, 1993. Volunteer of the Year, Druid Hill YMCA, 1996. Outstanding Professional Achievement Award, Coalition of 100 Black Women, 1997. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 1998, 2000, 2004 (Circle of Excellence). Rosalyn B. Bell Award, Women's Law Center of Maryland, 2003. Benjamin L. Cardin Pro Bono Service Award, University of Maryland School of Law, 2003. Margaret Brent-Juanita Jackson Mitchell Award, Baltimore City Bar Association, 2004. Member, Full Gospel Baptist Church, 1963-.

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