WILLIAM SCOTT HORNE, Circuit Administrative Judge, 2nd Judicial Circuit (Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's & Talbot counties), 1999 to November 6, 2005. County Administrative Judge, Talbot County Circuit Court, 2nd Judicial Circuit, June 2, 1989 to January 27, 2006 (Chief Judge, October 15, 2003 to January 27, 2006). Member, Executive Committee, 1990-93, 1997-2000 (judicial ethics committee, 1990-2000; chair, legislative subcommittee, 1997-2001); and Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, 1997-2001, Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Conference of Circuit Judges, 1999-2005.

Member, House of Delegates, 1973-89. Chair, Eastern Shore Delegation, 1983-87. Chair, Judiciary Committee, 1987-89 (member, 1973-89). Member, Legislative Policy Committee, 1987-89; Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 1987-89. Chair, Joint Oversight Committee on Juvenile Services Initiatives. Co-Chair, Task Force on Drunk & Drugged Driving. Member, Task Force on Crime, 1976-80; Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, 1980-82; Advisory Board on Liability, 1980-82; Task Force to Study the Maryland Tax Court, 1984-85. Member, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, 1987-89. Member, Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, 1987-89.

Assistant State's Attorney, Talbot County, 1968-71. State's Attorney, Talbot County, 1971-73.

Born in Easton, Maryland, June 23, 1936. Attended Easton public schools; The Bolles School, Jacksonville, Florida; University of Maryland. Served in U.S. Army, 1956-58. Virginia Polytechnic Institute, B.S., 1964; Tulane University School of Law, LL.B., 1965. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1966. Member, American and Maryland State Bar Associations; Talbot County Bar Association (past president).

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