5 nominated for opening on Court of Appeals

November 19, 2003|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

Two judges and three lawyers have been nominated to fill the Maryland Court of Appeals seat of Judge John C. Eldridge, who had to step down on reaching the mandatory retirement age of 70 last week.

The Judicial Nominating Commission has forwarded to Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. the names of five of the eight applicants for the 5th Appellate Circuit seat, which includes Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties.

The list includes judges Clayton Greene Jr., 52, and James A. Kenney III, 66, both of the Court of Special Appeals; Linda M. Schuett, 53, county attorney for Anne Arundel; and two private practice attorneys, Timothy E. Meredith, 51, and David A. Roling, 41.

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