Appointed to the Maryland State Bar Association Judicial Appointments Committee

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Press Release for Scott MacMullan Law – Judicial Appointments Committee

Press Release for Scott MacMullan Law, LLC

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 21, 2013

Scott W. MacMullan appointed to the Maryland State Bar Association Judicial Appointments Committee.

This Committee, made up of local and at-large members, receives and reviews a copy of each judicial application for every judicial vacancy statewide, and contacts references; assigns the application to a Committee member for the preparation of a summary and presentation to the Committee; then conducts an in-person interview of each applicant; and votes on the applicant’s qualifications. It then submits the Committee’s confidential findings to the Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) and the Governor for consideration (some JNCs request and receive an oral presentation from the Committee Chairs prior to their interviews of the applicants). The Committee provides each JNC with its peer evaluation of each applicant’s qualifications, which stands as the MSBA’s formal position with regard to that applicant for a period of 18 months.

About Scott MacMullan Law, LLC

Scott MacMullan Law, LLC provides general legal services in the State of Maryland the District of Columbia. The firm provides counsel and advocacy in a wide range of civil, criminal and family law matters. The firm’s motto is “Local Knowledge You Can Trust.”

For more information contact 443-494-9775 or scott@macmullanlaw.com

The Maryland State Bar Association is a professional, non-profit, voluntary organization comprised of over 23,000 attorneys and judges across the state of Maryland. It monitors judicial and legislative issues in the state, offers legal education opportunities and promotes leadership within its programs that ensure the delivery of quality legal services to all citizens. MSBA is committed to furthering the efficient administration of justice and equality for all under the law.

 

Founded in 1896, the Maryland State Bar Association celebrated its Centennial over the course of 1996, following the theme “Striving for Justice.” In addition to special events, a 300 page Centennial Book and other promotions, a public service project was an integral part of MSBA’s Centennial.

 

MSBA is known for its outstanding membership services, dedication to public service and voluntary pro bono efforts. MSBA offers an array of membership services and benefits for its members and works to continually better the legal profession. MSBA promotes the spirit of public service and the spirit of volunteerism. It functions as an excellent mechanism to channel the volunteer efforts of Maryland attorneys to help society, serve to those in need and tackle some of the state’s most pressing problems, like the current legal service to the poor funding crisis. The strength of MSBA lies in its members, and their willingness to volunteer for the public service.