Marielsa A. Bernard

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Marielsa A. Bernard
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Current Court Information:
Maryland Sixth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Position:   Montgomery County
Service:
Appointed by:   Gov. Parris N. Glendening
Active:   2002-2019
Past post:   Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, 6th District
Past term:   1998-2002
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Loyola University, 1977
Law School:   Catholic University of America, 1980



Marielsa A. Bernard is a judge on the Sixth Circuit Court for Montgomery County in Maryland. She was appointed to the court by former Governor Parris N. Glendening and assumed office on March 1, 2002.[1] Her current term expires in 2019.[2]

Education

Bernard received her undergraduate degree in political science from Loyola College in 1977 and her J.D. from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in 1980.[3]

Career

Awards and associations

Awards

  • 2012: Jurist Award, Montgomery County Bar Association
  • 2011: Inspiring Leader Award, Family Justice Center
  • 2011: Leadership Award, Maryland Hispanic Bar Association
  • 2007: Inducted into Circle of Excellence for Maryland's Top 100 Women
  • 2003: Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record
  • 1998: Award for dedicated leadership, Hispanic Alliance
  • 1997: Award for outstanding contributions to Montgomery County, Montgomery County Public Schools
  • 1995: Award for public service to the community, Hispanic National Law Enforcement Association
  • 1994: Citation, Governor's Commission on Hispanic Affairs[1][3]

Associations

  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member, Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Member, Maryland Hispanic Bar Association
  • Member, Women's Bar Association of Montgomery County
  • Member, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
  • Member, National Association of Women Judges[1]

See also

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References

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