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Judicial Vacancy Information

A notice of Vacancy on the Circuit Court for Harford County as a result of Judge Waldron's retirement was posted on the Judiciary Website. Please note the closing date for applications is September 10, 2015.  The Judicial Nomination Commission will conduct interviews on October 15, 2015, and, if necessary,October 16, 2015.  If you would like more information about the application and/or selection process, please click on the links below.

How to Apply          Judicial
General Information on the Judicial Selection Process.

PLEASE NOTE: Voting for Judicial Applicants

The Harford County Bar Association (HCBA) By-Laws provide that HCBA "qualified members" in good standing shall be permitted to vote on applicants for the judicial vacancy. Due to the delay in billing for this year's dues, by motion passed by The Executive Council, qualified members in good standing are those who are current on their 2014 dues, and newly joined "qualified members" who have paid their current dues.  "Qualified members" in good standing status will be determined as of September 10, 2015.  Therefore, those qualified members in good standing as of September 10, 2015, may cast a ballot for the upcoming judicial vacancy.  

In other words:

If you are a voting status member, and only owe this year's dues, (2015) which have yet to be billed, or are a paid up voting status new member, you are a "qualified member" in good standing and may cast a ballot for this vacancy.

If you are a voting status member who has not paid LAST year's dues (2014), then you are currently a member NOT in good standing.  If you wish to become a member in good standing, so that you may cast a ballot for this vacancy, you have until COB September 10, 2015 to submit payment.   After that date, non-payment will result in the termination of your membership.

All inquires should be directed to Jayne Haiber at harcobar@gmail.com
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Questions, comments, concerns? Feel free to send an email to

Executive Director Jayne Haiber at harcobar@gmail.com.


To locate a free or reduced fee attorney:  If you are in need of an attorney who provides pro bono (for free) or reduced fee legal services, and if you qualify as financially disadvantaged, the Harford County Bar Foundation may be able to assist you.  For further information please go to http://www.harfordcountybarfoundation.org/, or call 410-836-0123.







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The newsletter is published at our website 4 times per year on the first of September, December, March, and June. The deadline for submissions is the 15th of the month preceding publication. We publish news and announcements relevant to the Harford County legal community. Articles providing legal related analysis or news are welcomed, provided that it is 3000 characters or less in length, including spaces. We reserve the right to edit the submission as appropriate for inclusion in the newsletter.

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Payment should be made to the Harford County Bar Association. For questions and to place an advertisement, please contact Executive Director Jayne Haiber, Esq. at harcobar@gmail.com.