Mary Ellen Barbera, Chief Judge of Md. Court of Appeals, to Address Graduates at School of Law's 90th Commencement Ceremony, May 15
April 4, 2017
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Mary Ellen Barbera, chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, will address graduates and their families and friends at the University of Baltimore School of Law's 90th commencement ceremony on Monday, May 15 at 1 p.m. in the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, 140 W. Mt. Royal Ave.
After earning an undergraduate degree in early childhood education from Towson State College, Barbera taught in Baltimore City public schools for nine years. She went on to earn a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law, graduating in 1984. She was admitted to the Maryland bar the same year.
Barbera has served as chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals since July 8, 2013. She is the first female chief judge of the court, the state's highest.
Thomas Slater will offer greetings from the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Other details about the event will be announced shortly.
The class valedictorian, Aiste Palskyte, will offer remarks to fellow class members.
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