Highly Qualified, Diverse Candidates Selected to Serve
ANNAPOLIS, MD (September 19, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced the appointment of three trial court judges in Calvert and Washington Counties. Mark Stephen Chandlee will serve on the Circuit Court for Calvert County, Michelle Renee Saunders will serve on the District Court for Calvert County, and Terry Allen Myers will serve on the District Court for Washington County.
All of the newly appointed judges were recommended to Governor O’Malley by the local trial court judicial nominating commissions.
“I am pleased to appoint such an accomplished and diverse group of candidates,” said Governor O’Malley. “These appointees will bring to the bench a broad range of legal expertise and a true commitment to public service.”
Mark Stephen Chandlee has been in private practice since 1992 and a partner in the firm Zoglio & Chandlee, LLC since 2006. Earlier in his career, Mr. Chandlee spent three years as an Assistant State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County, where he prosecuted cases in the Narcotics Unit and later in the Major Crimes Unit. Mr. Chandlee received a law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from Frostburg State College.
Michelle Renee Saunders has served the majority of her career as a prosecutor in the Calvert County State’s Attorney’s Office, where she currently is Chief of the District Court Division. She also has two years of experience in private practice as a Partner in the law firm Lamson & Saunders. Ms. Saunders is an active member of the Calvert County Bar Association, having formerly served as President and as a member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Saunders received a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center and earned her undergraduate degree from High Point College.
Terry Allen Myers has thirty years of experience in private practice in Western Maryland. Since 1998, he has been a partner at Myers & Proctor P.A. Mr. Myers began his legal career as a Law Clerk for the Circuit Court for Washington County. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Myers spent six years in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He received his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Shepherd College.