Submit a Nomination

To be eligible for nomination, a person must:

  • Currently be a judge in a Maryland State or Federal court; and
  • Be a current dues-paying member of the MSBA.

Criteria for evaluation of nominations:

  1. Assessment of knowledge of the law;
  2. Assessment of courtroom management skills;
  3. Reputation for fairness and civility;
  4. Extra-curricular service to the Judiciary and the Bar; and
  5. Extra-curricular contributions to the community-at-large.

Previous Award Recipients

The Honorable Alan M. Wilner (2011-2012)
The Honorable Stuart R. Berger (2012-2013)
The Honorable John P. Morrissey (2013-2014)
The Honorable Daniel M. Long (2014-2015)
The Honorable Glenn T. Harrell, Jr. (2015-2016)
The Honorable Patrice E. Lewis (2016-2017)
The Honorable Kathleen G. Cox (2017-2018)
The Honorable Robert N. McDonald (2018-2019)
The Honorable Angela M. Eaves (2019-2020)