Maryland Courts

Judges

Keith A. Baynes

Administrative Judge, Cecil County Circuit Court, 2nd Judicial Circuit, since January 21, 2011.

Attended Elkton High School, Elkton, MD (1972); St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA, B.S. Political Science (1976); University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D. (1979); Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1979. Member and past President Cecil County Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, Susquehanna Law League, Past President Elkton Rotary.

V. Michael Whelan

Cecil County Circuit Court, 2nd Judicial Circuit since June 24, 2010.

Attended Bohemia Manor High School, Chesapeake City, MD; University of Maryland College Park, B.S.(Criminal Justice), 1969; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1976. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1976. Member, Cecil County Bar Association, Cecilton Lions Club, Elkton Elks, Knights of Columbus, Cecilton Volunteer Fire Company and Hacks Point Fire Company. Past Member, 2nd Judicial Nominating Committee, Susquehanna Law League, Maryland State Bar Association. Admitted to practice US Bankruptcy Court and US District Court.

Jane Cairns Murray

Cecil County Circuit Court, 2nd Judicial Circuit, since October 17, 2011.

Attended Elkton High School, Elkton, MD; The College of Wooster, OH, B.A. in English; University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, J.D., 1987. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1987; Member of Cecil County Bar Association; Susquehanna Law Club; Maryland State Bar Association, Board of Governors, 2002-2004, 2006-2008, Local and Specialty Bar Committee, 2005-present, Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation, 2007; Cecil County Pro Bono Committee, chair 2002-2011; State Pro Bono Committee, 2009-present; Rotary International, 2009-present; Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church, Mission trip to New Orleans, 2007; Settlement House volunteer, 2003-present; Cecil County Commission for Women, member 1998-2006; American Cancer Society Relay for Life, participant 1997-2006, co-chair 2003-2004; National MS Society Bike to the Bay, 1999-present, Cecil’s Own Pipe and Drum Band.