STUART R. BERGER, Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, since December 21, 1998. Judge-in-Charge of Criminal Docket, November 2001 to January 2003. Member, Juvenile Law Committee, 1999-2001, Maryland Judicial Conference. Circuit Representative, Conference of Circuit Judges, 2006-.
Chair, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Baltimore City, 2001-03. Member, State Advisory Board for Juvenile Services, 2002-04. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, April 30, 1959. Attended Park School; Bucknell University, B.A. (economics), cum laude, 1981; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1984. Staff member, University of Baltimore Law Review, 1982-84. Attorney in private practice, 1984-98. Attorney at Melnicove, Kauffman, Weiner, Smouse & Garbis, P.A., 1984-89. Attorney at Weinberg & Green, LLC, 1989-93. Member, Weinberg & Green, LLC, 1993-98. Member, Saul Ewing, LLP, 1998. Member, American Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association (committee to revise the Maryland pattern jury instructions for criminal cases, 2003-); Baltimore City Bar Association. Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation. Board of Directors, Bar Library for Baltimore City, 2001-; Baltimore Courthouse and Law Museum Foundation, 2002-. Co-representative for Baltimore City Circuit Court to Maryland Circuit Court Judges Association. Author, "Criminal Procedure - Constitutional Law - Refusal to Allow Defendant to Introduce Testimony of Alibi Witness Was Neither an Abuse of Discretion Nor a Violation of Due Process When the Defendant Failed to Comply with Procedural Notice of Alibi Rule," University of Baltimore Law Review (vol. 13). American Jurisprudence Award for Legal Skills, University of Baltimore School of Law, 1982. Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2006.
July 1, 2009
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