Judge Arrie W. Davis Retires
Served on bench for nearly three decades, and on
Maryland Court of Special Appeals since 1990
(ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Oct. 8, 2010) Judge Arrie W. Davis has retired after almost 30 years on the bench. He has served on the Maryland Court of Special Appeals since 1990.
To honor his service, a retirement celebration will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 5:30 p.m. at the Tremont Grand, 225 N. Charles St., Baltimore. Reservations are required, and the cost is $75 per person. For more information, contact Connie Davis, 410-752-6030, or email@example.com.
Judge Davis was appointed, in March 1981, to the District Court of Maryland, sitting in Baltimore City, and served as an associate judge on that bench until June 1983, when he was appointed to the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. He was appointed to the Maryland Court of Special Appeals in December 1990.
Before joining the bench, Judge Davis was bailiff to the Supreme Bench of Baltimore, 1968-69; Assistant State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, 1970-71; Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Appeals Division, 1971-79; counsel to the Division of Correction, Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, 1979-81.
“Judge Davis has been an invaluable asset of, and for, the Maryland Judiciary,” said Chief Judge Robert M. Bell of the Maryland Court of Appeals. “He has served the citizens of this State selflessly and honorably during his long and distinguished career. On behalf of the Judiciary, I express profound gratitude for his extraordinary service.”
“Judge Davis has served our court with distinction,” said Chief Judge Peter B. Krauser of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. “He is a superb appellate judge who has enhanced the reputation of our court.”
Judge Davis is a member of the Maryland State, Baltimore City, Monumental City and J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Associations. He has been a member of the Maryland Bar Foundation since 1999, and also is a member of the Baltimore Bar Foundation and the Wranglers Law Club. He is Chair Emeritus of the Harry A. Cole Judicial Council and a member of the Monumental City Bar Foundation committee that selects recipients of the Juanita Jackson Mitchell Scholarship, which the Foundation awards annually.
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