LYNNE A. BATTAGLIA, Judge, Court of Appeals, 3rd Appellate Judicial Circuit (Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, Howard & Washington counties), since January 26, 2001. Member, Public Awareness Committee, 2001-04, Maryland Judicial Conference. Chair, Professionalism Task Force, 2002-03. Chair, Court Commission on Professionalism, 2004-06. Chair, Commission on Professionalism, 2009-12. Chair, Board of Directors, Maryland Professionalism Center, 2012-. Member, Education Committee, 2015- (chair, professionalism subcommittee, 2015-), and Retired and Recalled Judges Committee, 2015-, Judicial Council.
Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Maryland, 1978-82. Senior Trial Attorney, Office of Special Litigation, U.S. Dept. of Justice, 1984-88. Chief, Criminal Investigations Division, Office of Attorney General, 1988-91. Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, 1991-93. U.S. Attorney, District of Maryland, 1993-2001. Board of Visitors, University of Maryland School of Law, 1993-. Member, Task Force on Sentencing and Intermediate Sanctions, 1995-96; Maryland Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission, 1998-2000. Co-Chair, Women's Health Promotion Council, 1999-2001. Member, Safe Schools Interagency Steering Committee, 1999-2001. Vice-Chair, Maryland Commission for Women, 2000-01. Member, Advisory Board, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2004-. Adjunct faculty, University of Maryland School of Law, 1983-. Adjunct faculty, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2008-.
Born in Buffalo, New York. The American University, B.A. (international relations), 1967, M.A., 1968; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1974. Order of the Coif (law school honorary society). Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1974. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (gender equality committee; civility task force; chair, judicial administration council, 2006-08; chair, planning committee, 2007-).