Maryland Courts

Judges

Gary G. Leasure

Circuit Administrative Judge, (301) 777-2261

Allegany County Circuit Court, 4th Judicial Circuit, since July 27, 1983. Member, Executive Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1992-94.

City Attorney, City of Frostburg, 1975-78. Assistant County Attorney, Allegany County, 1977-82. County Attorney, Allegany County, 1982-83. Former member, Attorney Grievance Commission Inquiry Committee. Bar Association Character Committee for the Fourth Judicial Circuit.

Attended Allegany High School, Cumberland; Frostburg State College, B.S. (political science), 1968. Served in U.S. Army Reserve, 1969-75. University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1972. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1972. Law Clerk to the Chief Judge, Maryland Court of Special Appeal 1972-1973. Member, Maryland State and Allegany County Bar Associations. Board of Directors, Frostburg State University Foundation, 1978-1987. Board of Directors, Lions Manor Nursing Home, 1978-83; Board of Directors, Cumberland YMCA, 1982-1983. Allegany County Bar Association President 1993. Senior Lecturer, Frostburg State University, 1985-present.

W. Timothy Finan

Associate Judge, (301) 777-5929

Associate Judge, 4th Judicial Circuit, since May 2002. Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 12, Allegany County, since July 20, 1987. Member, Judicial Ethics Subcommittee, 1998-, and Legislative Subcommittee, 1998-, Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Committee on Civil Procedures, 1997-2000, District Court of Maryland. Member, Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Commission, 1975-76. Assistant attorney general, 1976-79. Member, Citizen's Advisory Board, Thomas B. Finan Center, 1978-82. Former member, Maryland Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. Member, House of Delegates, representing District 1B, Allegany County, 1983-87. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 1983-87. Chair, Allegany County Delegation.

Attended McDonogh School; Georgetown University, B.S., 1972; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1975. Law clerk to Chief Judge Robert C. Murphy, Court of Appeals. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1975. Board of Directors, Legal Services Bureau, Inc.; Cumberland Area Health Education Center, Inc.; Archway Station, Inc.; Sacred Heart Hospital.

Information courtesy Maryland Manual Online