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Shareholder Kevin Mahoney Named Harford County Circuit Court Judge

On Behalf of | Dec 2, 2015 | Firm News

SMLH Shareholder, Kevin Mahoney has been appointed by Governor Larry Hogan to be a Harford County Circuit Court Judge. Mr. Mahoney was selected from a group of four other highly qualified candidates.

Mr. Mahoney graduated from the University Of Baltimore School Of Law, and has practiced law in state and district circuit courts for over 28 years. He is known around the community and the state as a distinguished attorney and regarded for his litigation skills and experience.

In response to his appointment, Mr. Mahoney stated, “I’m overwhelmed, I’m humbled by the fact that it has happened…Hopefully, I will put my abilities to work in a way I would best be able to serve the community.”

The attorneys and staff at Snee, Mahoney, Lutche & Helmlinger P.A. would like to congratulate Mr. Mahoney on this extraordinary accomplishment. To read the full article in the Baltimore Sun, click here.

Governor Hogan has issued the following press release regarding the appointment:

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Judicial Appointments
Fills Vacancies on the Maryland Court of Appeals, Circuit Court for Harford County

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced the appointment of Judge Michele Hotten to the Maryland Court of Appeals, and Mr. Kevin Mahoney to the Circuit Court for Harford County. The governor made the appointments after reviewing submissions from the judicial nominating commissions.

“After conducting a thorough vetting process, I am confident in Judge Hotten and Mr. Mahoney’s ability to be strong advocates for the law and our citizens in their respective courts,” said Governor Hogan. “Their extensive legal experience in our state has well-prepared them and I offer my sincere congratulations.”

Michele Denise Hotten will fill a vacancy on the Maryland Court of Appeals. Michele Hotten has been a judge for the past twenty-one years, serving on the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, and the District Court for Prince George’s County. Her previous experience includes private practice and service in Prince George’s County Government. Judge Hotten graduated from the Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C.

Kevin Joseph Mahoney will fill a vacancy on the Circuit Court for Harford County. Kevin Mahoney has practiced law for 28 years almost exclusively in the state circuit and district courts, and is currently a shareholder at Snee, Mahoney, Lutche & Helmlinger, P.A. His previous experience includes private practice and clerking for a Baltimore County Circuit Court judge. Mr. Mahoney graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland.