LOUIS A. BECKER III, Associate Judge, Howard County Circuit Court, 5th Judicial Circuit, since August 11, 2005. Member, Mental Health, Alcoholism and Addiction Committee, 2005-, Maryland Judicial Conference.
Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 10, Howard County, September 8, 1989 to August 11, 2005. Member, Judicial Education Committee, 1996-2000, District Court of Maryland. Member, Civil Law and Procedure Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 2001-04.
Member, Inquiry Panel, Attorney Grievance Commission, 1975-80. Member, Drug Treatment Court Commission, 2002-05; Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, Howard County, 2005-. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, January 28, 1944. Attended Loyola High School, Towson, Maryland; Loyola College, B.S. (political science), 1965; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1970. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1970. Member, American Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association (board of governors, 1982-84; ethics committee, 1982-93; solo small/firm practice section council, 1994-, chair, 1999-2000); Howard County Bar Association (president & director, 1980-82). Past president and master, Macgill Inn of Court. Instructor (search & seizure law; lawyer & judicial ethics), Judicial Institute of Maryland; New Trial Judges Orientation course; Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL). Adjunct faculty (professional responsibility & bench trial advocacy), University of Baltimore School of Law, 1994- (past member, advisory council). Tribute for outstanding service, Maryland State Bar Association, 1982-84. Solo/Small Firm Bar Leader of the Year Award, American Bar Association, 2000. Adjunct Professor of the Year, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2003.
July 1, 2009
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