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Admitted To Practice

2009Present

Supreme Court of Vermont

Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Bar Association, Vermont
1974-06-20

Maryland Court of Appeals of Maryland

Maryland
1982-03-23

Circuit Court for Baltimore County

19822009

Circuit Court for Harford County

1974-06-24

Supreme Bench of Baltimore City  (now Circuit Court)

Maryland
1974-12-04

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

D.C. Bar
1974-11-12

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

1977-11-07

United States Supreme Court

Federal
1975-05-06

Fourth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals
1974-11-12

United States District Court

District of Columbia
1974-06-21

United States District Court

District of Maryland

United States Court of Appeals

District of Columbia
2008-06-30

United States District Court

Vermont
1977

Pro Hoc Vice Kentucky

Court of Appeals for Kentucky
1977

Circuit Court

Perry County, Kentucky
1977

Circuit Court

Hazard County, Kentucky

 

Who’s Who Worldwide Lifetime Achievement Award August 17, 2017

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Rabbinical Studies & Ordination

2012-06-212012-12

Rabbi

Ahavath Gerim Synagogue
2007-112012-06

Lay Spiritual Leader

2012-06Present

Rabbinical Associate

The New Synagogue, New York, NY 10025
20112012

Rabbinical Candidate

The Rabbinical Seminary International, New York, NY
  • Rabbinical Semicha (Ordination), (2012-06-21)

Spiritual Outreach

2015-09

Ahavath Gerim

High Holiday Service Chanter one half Book of Jonah
2014-01Present

Founder and CEO

AKEDA FOUNDATION, Grand Isle, VT

The AKEDA FOUNDATION is an International Jewish Non-Profit Organization, dedicated to creating an inclusive space for people of diverse backgrounds, identities, and belief.

2013-09

Guest Rabbi & Cantor for the High Holidays at The Center for Applied Judaism

Society of Jewish Sciences, New York, NY
2012-06-212012-12

Rabbi

Ahavath Gerim Synagogue
2012-06-20Present

Writer & Creator

Weekly D’rosh & Torah Lesson Online Newsletter, Burlington, VT
20112012

Historic Preservation Grant Writer & Project Leader

Ahavath Gerim Oldest Synagogue Restoration, Phase 1, Burlington, VT
2014-042015

President’s Circle -Member

International Yiddish Book Center

Judicial Appointments/Quasi- Judicial Appointments

1999

International Court

Associate Justice High Court. Republic of Marshall Islands
  • Nominated
  • Republic of the Marshall Islands nominated, as an Associate Judge, however the appointment ended due to the loss of the incumbent appointing President.
1971

Maryland District Court Commissioner

Quasi-Judicial Appointments, Ocean City, MD
  • Health Claims Arbitration Panel Judge: Health claim arbitration matters relating to medical mal practice claims.
1980

Local Government Appointments

Panel Chair for the Harford County, Maryland, Personnel Advisory Board, Circa
  • Chief Judge of a three member panel (Civil Service Commission for all personnel and labor related grievances).
19982003

President’s Multi-Cultural Advisory Committee

Harford Community College
1985

Special Economic Development Representative

State of Maryland and Harford County, Italy

Military

1970

United States Marine Corps Reserve

Fourth Engineering Battalion, Baltimore, MD.
  • Honorable Discharge
  • National Defense Service Metal

20092014

Marine Corps League Donald Cook Detachment

Burlington, VT
2010Present

Member

American Legion Post 91, Colchester, VT
19982007

Member

American Legion, Bel Air, MD

Professional Experience

2016-01-192017-12-31

Town of Grand Isle

Development Review Board

20122013

School Board Member

Town of Grand Isle, Grand Isle, VT
  • Elected- by write in
20102014

Member

Town of Grand Isle Democratic Committee, Grand Isle, VT
20112016

Chairman

Town of Grand Isle Democratic Committee, Grand Isle, VT
20112014

Member

Grand Isle County Democratic Committee, Grand Isle, VT
1974Continuing

Attorney at Law
  • Sole, General Practitioner in the practice of Civil, Military, Administrative  and Criminal Law before the U.S., Supreme Court, Military, Federal and State Courts and Administrative Agencies.
2008Continuing

Solo Practitioner

Grand Isle, VT
2007-112008-11

Collins, McMahon and Harris, Of Counsel

Burlington, VT
20022007

Adjunct Capital Defense Panel

Maryland Public Defenders Office
19742007

Law Clerk, Panel Attorney

Maryland Public Defender’s Office
19731974

Juvenile and Supreme Bench Division

Public Defender’s Office, Baltimore City, MD

Gubernatorial / State and Special Appointments

19711972

Governor’s Commission

Law Enforcement, Hunt Valley, MD
19931997

Member

Governor’s Advisory Board for Justice Administration
19851989

Maryland State Commission for Women

Harford County, Maryland, Representative
  • Governor Appointed

Local Government Appointments

1998

Board of Education

Harford County Equity Diversity Framework Design Team
19921995

Board Member

Harford County Housing and Community Commission
19921995

Board Member

Harford County Cable TV Commission
19821986

Special Advisor

Harford County Executive Legislative-Matters
19821984

Chairman

Personnel Advisory Board for Harford County
19761977

Legislative Policy Analyst

Office of Financial Review for the Baltimore City Council, Baltimore, MD

Special/Federal Appointments

19841987

Special Citizen Envoy

U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Economic Development Offices of Harford County and Maryland
19841987

Special Citizen Envoy

U.S. Department of Commerce (Italy, Barbados)
  • International Trade Development
19821985

Board of Directors (Member Non Profit)

The Harford Center
  • Severely Physically Challenged

Internships

20072008

Collins, McMahon & Harris

Burlington, VT
1973

Special Assistant

Office of the Ministry of the Interior Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Summer
19721973

Ronald Shapiro and Allen R. Sachs, P.A.

  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Sports and Securities Law

Bar & Professional Organizations

2008-06PRESENT

Vermont Bar Association
2008-02PRESENT

Vermont Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
2008PRESENT

VBA

Young Lawyers Section
2009PRESENT

Vermont Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Joint Bar Association
1974PRESENT

District of Columbia Bar Association
2008-062010

Vermont Trial Lawyers Association for Justice
19972014

Baltimore County Bar Association
  • CLE Committee 2000
19972001

Baltimore and Harford County, Bench Bar Liaison
1974PRESENT

Member

Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA)
  • Member at large.
  • Equal Justice Under Law (1978-1979)
  • Maryland General Practice Section Council (1991)
  • Mid-year and Summer Program Committees (1991-1995)
19822009

Harford County Bar Association
  • Chair and Co-Chair (1990-1992)
  • Various other committees through (2009)
  • Recipient of Pro-Bono Award Certificates (1992-1994)
  • Continuing Education Committee and Lecturer (1982-1983)
  • Special Committee on Gender Bias/Harford County (Co-Chair committee report, first such report done by local Bar Association)
19812000

American Association for Justice, Former Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA))
  • Section Chair (1991-1992)
  • Section Leadership Council
  • Executive Committee
  • Criminal Law Section (1992)
  • Constitutional Litigation Committee (1992)
  • Immediate Past Chair Family Law Section (1991-1992)
  • Executive Committee
  • Family Law Section (Other offices in the Section were also held)
  • Member Section and Litigation Oversight Committee (1992)
19802006

Maryland Trial Lawyers Association (MTLA)
  • Young Lawyers Section (1983)
  • Board of Governors (1984-1986)
  • Continuing Education Committee (1982-1984)
  • Co-Chairperson Legislative Committee (1981-1983)

Criminal Law

  • Liaison Committee (1981-1983)
  • Committee for Fair Workers’ Compensation Laws (1981-1982), (other positions held, but not included)

Educational Background

19711974

Law School, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
  • Completed Law School in 2.5 years.
1974

Juris Doctorate University of Baltimore
1972

Outstanding Advocate Award

  • Semi-finalist
  • Moot Court competition
  • Legal Writing Teaching Assistant in the Law School
  • Executive Council Advisor Student Bar Association Cabinet
19721973

Editorial Staff of The Law Forum
1973

International Law

American University/Hebrew University-Policy Institute for Middle Eastern Affairs and International Law, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Special Classes
1971

Bachelor of Arts

University of Maryland, College Park Maryland Campus, College Park, MD
19701971

Campus Service and Scholastic achievement

Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Undergraduate Achievements

Vice President

Gate and Key Society
  • Leadership and Scholarship

Contribution to the Greek System and Scholarship

Kalegathos Society

WMUC

College Park Radio Station
  • On Air Personality
19701971

Contributing writer

College Daily Paper
  • Diamondback Newspaper

Member Hillel House (Jewish Student Multi-Cultural Center)
1971

Open League Division Intramural Flag Football Championship Team

Hillel House
19671971

University of Maryland
1970

Scholastic Honorary Societies
  • Phi Alpha Theta: History
  • Eta Beta Rho: Hebrew Language and Culture Judaic Studies
1971

Harry C. Byrd

Citizenship Senior Male Outstanding Undergraduate Award
  • Selected Awards and Undergraduate Activities
  • Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities
  • Student Chairperson Maryland Governor’s Task Force on Campus Unrest
19701971

President

Student Government Association College Park, Maryland
19691970

Treasurer Student Government Association, University of Maryland,
19691970

Association, University of Maryland
1968

President Men’s League

1971

National Outstanding Senior

Zeta Beta Tau-Phi Sigma Delta Fraternity
  • Brucker Cup
1972

Outstanding Advocate

University of Baltimore
19721973

Contributing Editor

Law School Forum
19661967

Joint Program (Transferred to UMCP)

Columbia University and The Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, NY
1973

Semi-Finalists

Moot Court Team
19641966

Graduating Class

Pikesville High School, Baltimore, MD

Lettered in sports and various school activities.

19621964

Woodlawn High School
  • Lettered in sports and various school activities.

Baltimore Hebrew College

H.S. Graduate plus 2 years at Baltimore Hebrew College while attending High School

Continuing Education, Honors & Achievements

2008-06-202008-06-27

Western Trial Advocacy Institute, Laramie, WY
  • Advanced Criminal Trial School (One Week)
19781979

Post-graduate studies in litigation

Georgetown University
1974

Post-graduate Course

George Washington University and Baltimore City Police Department
  • Forensic Sciences
  • The Legal Causes of Death
  • Current continuing Vermont CLE Courses will be supplied upon request.

Civic Activities & Religious Organizations

2012

Chair

Town of Grand Isle Democratic Committee, Grand Isle, VT
2009Present

Member

Vermont Farm Bureau, Grand Isle, VT
20092014

Lake Champlain Islands Chamber of Commerce, N.Hero, VT
20092012

Board Member

Ahavath Gerim Congregation
20112012

Project Manager

Historic Restoration of Synagogue Ahavath Gerim
2009-032011

President

Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, Burlington, VT
  • Board 2009
19902010

Legal Advisor/Legal Redress Committee

NAACP Harford County Chapter
2010

Member

Burlington Jewish Community Council, Burlington, VT
19482010

Member

Chizuk Amuno Congregation, Baltimore, MD
20032010

Member

Executive Board Chizuk Amuno Brotherhood
20012005/2007

Member

B’nai Israel Congregation Board, Baltimore, MD
19912005

Member/President

Harford Jewish- Council Board, Havre de Grace, MD
  • As President (2001-2005)
19972002

Second Congressional Chair

Baltimore Zionist District, Inc. (BZD)
19982000

Baltimore Zionist District (BZD)
  • Executive Board
  • Hasbarah Chair (public information)
19901996

Member

Harford County (Bel Air) Democratic Club
19931995

Legal Advisor and Member

Adas Shalom Congregation
  • Member Board of Trustees
  • Third Vice President (1995)
  • Havre de Grace, Maryland
19942010

Legal Advisor/Panel

Oak Grove Baptist Church
19811994

Member

Northern Harford County Democratic Club

HARCO/Maryland
  • (Aging 2001 Summit-Special Invitee May 1994)
19921994

Maryland Board of Directors Victims’ Assistance Network
19901992

Member

Harford County Finance Committee
  • President of Northern.
  • Harford County Democratic Club
  • Governor Glendening/Lt. Gov. Kennedy-Townsend Campaign, 1994.
1992

Legal Consultant

Harford County Detention Center Jail Ministry Program

Pro Bono Legal Services

Holy Family House, Inc.
19911992

  • A non profit organization providing housing for homeless families in Harford County. 
  • Spokesperson/TV-Neighbors in Need, Harford County, 1991
 

Member

First District Democratic Club
  • Legal/Crisis Counseling
  • Harford County (1986 - 1990)
  • Harford County Women’s’ Commission (1982 - 1989)
  • Highland Community Association Member
  • Legal Advisor (1983 – 1987)
19811987

MD Legal/Crisis counseling

Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center
19791981

Member

Board of Directors for Addict Referral and Counseling
1980

Member

Sub-Committee for the Medical Chirurgical Faculty for Patient Rights
1976

Legislative Consultant

Delegate Theodore Levin, Legislative Session
1975

Counsel Baltimore City Food Stamp Committee
1975

Consultant

Baltimore City Mayor’s Noise Advisory Board
1971

State Representative

Young Offenders’ Conference
1971

HEW Coordinator for Young Offenders, for District #3 (7 State Region)

Special Local, National and International Awards

2003-06-26

B’nai B’rith International Award 

  • The first recipient in Maryland to receive “The Commitment to Justice Award”, (3rd person to receive this award in B’nai B’rith’s history)
2000-07-12

NAACP, Baltimore, MD
  • “Foot Soldiers in the Sand” National Award 91st National NAACP Convention (recognition for work in Civil Rights locally and nationally).
2003-05-08

Maryland Public Defenders Association, Lancaster, PA
  • Panel Attorney of the Year
  • Presented with a first time Award in 30 years in the history of the State of Maryland’s MPDA Office for the “Panel Attorney of the Year”.
  • 2003 Spring Conference

Business Advisory Council
  • 2005 and 2006 Businessman of the Year
  • National Republican Congressional Committee.
2008

Wall of Honor

University of Maryland College

American Institute Recognitions

  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 10 Best 2016
    • Client Satisfaction- Vermont (2016)
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best 2016
    • Client Satisfaction- Vermont (2016)

Who’s Who Recognitions: Princeton and Strathmore Recognitions

20082009

Who’s Who in Finance and Business

20082009

Who’s Who in Finance and Business

  • 36th Edition
2008

Who’s Who in America

  • 62nd Edition
20072008

Who’s Who in American Law

  • 15th Edition
19961997

Who’s Who in American Law

  • Fifth Edition
1985 1986

Who’s Who in American Law

  • Fourth Edition
1986

Who’s Who in Society

20092010

Princeton’s Who’s Who Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs

20042005

Who’s Who Registry

Strathmore’s

Civic & Professional Awards

2000

Recognition Award

Legal Awareness Program
  • The MCI-J Inmate Advisory Council
19931994

Award for Substitute

Adas Shalom Recognition
  • Teaching in the Religious School
1994

Outstanding Community Service Award

NAACP, Harford, MD
  • Harford City Maryland Chapter
 

Volunteer Services Award/ Pro Bono Legal Services (1992, 1993, 1994)

Harford County Bar Association
1994

Jaycee Presidential AWARD OF HONOR

Old Town Jaycees
1992

Certificate of Appreciation

Old Town Jaycees
  • Maryland Penitentiary Chapter
1992

Special Achievement Award

The 7th Step Foundation, Inc

Law & Teaching Publication Experience

2008-10

Co-Presenter

Vermont Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Potential Quicksand
  • Defending DUI, Drug and Alcohol Cases in the Green Mountain State - “Loving your client”.
  • An Overview of New Federal Rule of Evidence 502 Effective date September 18, 2008 – Attorney Client Privilege/Work Product
2007

Baltimore County Bar Association CLE
  • What Kind of Appeal Do You Have
2007

CLE Program

Baltimore County Bar Association
1994

Harford County Leadership Academy
  • Effective Use of Multi-Media Resources.
1993

Maryland State Bar Association
  • Panel Member: Judicial Disabilities Commission, Fact or Fiction

General Practice Section

Maryland State Bar Association
  • ‘The Law Clerk’, November 1993, Vol. 9, No. 1,
  • Atkinson: DWI, Burdens of Proof Defined Vol. 8, No. 3, May 1993, Food For Thought in Discovery - Part II, ‘The Flip Side’, Criminal Discovery, 1993.
19911993

Old Town Jaycees Educational Program for Inmates

Maryland State Penitentiary

Courses

  • Post-trial Remedies
  • Post Conviction Proceedings
  • State and Federal Habeas Corpus Proceedings

Unique Constitutional and Other Rights for Inmates/Post Sentencing Strategies.

1987-1993

American Trial Lawyers Association Lecturer
  • A Working Outline to Maximize Effective Discovery and To Evaluate The Pension as a Marital Asset.
  • Constitutional Law/Creativity in Deve1oping Family Law Strategies.
  • Crossover/Developing Criminal and Civil Strategies.
  • Sixth Amendment-Confrontation Clause Issues.
  • The Relationship Between The Damages Blackboard Using Fami1yI~w Issues in Tort and Contract Litigation.
1992

Review

ATLA Trial Magazine

When a Child Kills:

  • Abused Children Who Kill Their Parents by Paul A. Mones
1991

The 7th Step Foundation for inmates

Maryland Division of Correction Legal Seminar
1991

Project DETER

Maryland Division of Correction
  • Legal Rights-Inmates/Families

Faculty/ Adjunct Faculty

19771979

Adjunct Faculty

Nova University, Fort Lauderdale
  • Assistant Professor
  • Graduate and Undergraduate Criminal Justice Department

Courses

  • The Constitution
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil Liberties
  • Police Management
  • Administration of Justice
19751977

Full Time and Adjunct Faculty

University of Baltimore
  • Assistant Professor
  • Adjunct Faculty Criminal justice Department

Courses

  • Survey of Law
  • Police Management
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil Liberties and the Constitution
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Administration of Justice

Faculty Advisor

Scholastic Honorary Society
  • Lambda Alpha Epsilon ( Charter, Faculty Advisor)
  • Lambda Alpha Epsilon

Criminal Justice

  • Criminal Justice (1975)
  • University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
1977

Adjunct/Guest Lecturer

University of Baltimore Law School
  • Labor Law
  • Topic
  • The Role of Collective Bargaining
  • Labor and Government
1991

Seminar

Multi-Jurisdiction Law Enforcement Training
  • Evidence and Effective Witness Examination in Serious Traffic and Related Criminal Cases from the Defense Perspective.
1991

Seminar

ATLA’s National College of Advocacy
  • Avoiding Legal Malpractice
  • Trial Strategies in Domestic Litigation
19901991

Senior Citizens College Program- Seminar

Harford Community College
  • Wills and Estate Planning and Recent Developments in Traffic Laws.
19891990

Adjunct Faculty/ Paralegal Program- Instructor

Harford Community College

Courses

  • Survey of Law, and Ethics
1990

Real Estate and Contract Law- Seminar

Harford Community College
  • Divorce and Estate Planning
1988

Seminar

Harford County Board of Realtors
  • A Legal Perspective: Pitfalls in Real Estate Transactions
1984

Harford County Bar Association Lecturer

CLE Program Seminar
1985

Judicial institute of Maryland

Permanency Planning Seminar, Family Law Seminar
  • Teaching Judges and Lawyer
19811982

Adjunct Faculty, Business Law

Towson State University
19791982

Maryland Trial Lawyers Association Lecturer

Seminar
  • Various Legal Topics and Publication

Cable Television/Radio/Newspaper/Social Media Experience

CABLE TELEVISION

  • Three Programs aired daily.
  • HARFORD CABLE NETWORK (Public Access Channel)

FOX NEWS and LOCAL TELEVISION FOR MARYLAND AND D.C.

  • Legal Analysis Expert on High Profile Cases and Legal Issues, while living in Maryland.

“Sports Beat Magazine” and “Focus on Maryland”

  • Host, Co-Producer, Talent Coordination Research (each show is a 30 minute talk show/conversation in areas of interest in the world of sports and public issues affecting both the County and our Region.
  • Topics and guests lists can be supplied upon request) 1993-1994.

Panelist-“The Roundtable”

  • A political issues show produced in conjunction with the College and HCN through the Harford County Community College Political Science Club/Department- 1994.

LOCAL RADIO

  • WMUC: College Park Radio Station-On Air Personality

NEWSPAPERS-PRINT MEDIA

  • Contributing writer - The Harford Edition (1992-1993)
  • Contributing Writer The Towne Crier, 1994.
  • The Diamondback Newspaper
  • College Daily Paper
  • Contributing writer (1970-1971)

SOCIAL MEDIA