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143RD Bar Association Referendum

Notice of Vacancy for the

Due to the enactment of Chapter 91 of the 2016 General Assembly Legislative Session and the upcoming retirement of the Honorable William G. Simmons on October 8, 2016, two vacancies will exist on the District Court for Montgomery County. These vacancies are to be filled by appointment of Governor Hogan.

The name of any attorney living or practicing in Montgomery County, MD who applies for this vacancy will have to appear on a referendum ballot handled through the Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD.

In addition to filing with the Administrative Office of the Courts, you are asked to submit a written resume, as a pdf or an MS Word document, along with a photo (if there is not currently one on file with the Bar Association) to be emailed to, with a $100 filing fee (if you haven’t applied for a Judicial vacancy within the past 2 years) mailed to Michael T. Nalls, Chair, Judicial Selections Panel Committee, Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland, 27 West Jefferson St., Rockville, MD 20850. All material must be received by 5:00p.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

Referendum Schedule

AOC Resume Deadline: Thursday, September 8, 2016; 4:30PM

BAMC Resume Deadline: Thursday, September 8, 2016; 5:00PM
BAMC Ballots To Be Emailed: September 16, 2016
Voting Deadline: October 5, 2016; 2PM

Applicant Interviews: Thursday, October 6, 2016; Thursday, October 13, 2016
FINAL Committee Meeting: At the conclusion of the last applicant interview


For a complete listing of Maryland Judicial Vacancies, please visit the Maryland Judiciary website at



Michael T. Nalls


Vice Chair
Stephanie L. Fink


Meeting Dates

Oct. 13, 2016; Immediately Following last Applicant Interview

Applicant Interview Dates

Oct. 6, 2016; 1PM
Oct. 13, 2016; 1PM

Applicant interviews are to be held in the Upstairs conference room of the Bar Association building.