The MSBA, in accordance with its Bylaws and Policy Manual, is now accepting petitions for the upcoming Class I – District Governor vacancies outlined below. The terms for the below outlined vacancies begin at the June 2023 Legal Summit and conclude at the June 2025 Legal Summit. Any MSBA member whose primary address falls within the District, and whose nomination is supported by at least ten (10) MSBA members from that District or the governing body of a local bar association within the District, may submit a petition for a vacancy. Petitions must be submitted through the electronic portal at https://www.msba.org/bog-nominations/ by 5:00 pm on February 7, 2023.
1st District, Baltimore City (4 vacancies)
2nd District, Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, Worcester Counties (1 vacancy)
3rd District, Caroline, Kent, Queen Anne’s,Talbot Counties (1 vacancy)
5th District, Prince George’s County (1 vacancy)
6th District, Montgomery County (3 vacancies)
7th District, Anne Arundel County (2 vacancies)
8th District, Baltimore County (2 vacancies)
10th District, Howard County (1 vacancy)
12th District, Allegany, Garrett and Washington Counties (1 vacancy)
To the extent the MSBA receives more petitions than available vacancies in any given District, an election will be held for that District. Nominees will be notified by email if an election is needed. Nominees will also receive any and all instructions for the election by email, and are solely responsible for completing any action items and meeting any deadlines outlined in those instructions.