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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Judicial Appointments

Fills Vacancies on the District Court for Baltimore City

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced the appointment of Magistrate William Dunn and Mr. Kent Boles to the District Court for Baltimore City. The governor made the appointments after reviewing submissions from the judicial nominating commission for Baltimore City and interviewing fourteen judicial candidates.

“After conducting a thorough vetting process, I am confident in Magistrate Dunn and Mr. Boles’ ability to be strong advocates for the law and the citizens of Baltimore City,” said Governor Hogan. “Both are graduates of the University of Baltimore School of Law and have spent decades practicing law in the city.”

William Michael Dunn will fill a vacancy on the District Court for Baltimore City. William Dunn is currently a Family Magistrate in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. His previous experience includes working with Klemkowski & Panos, P.A., where he litigated in State District and Circuit Courts and appeared before the Court of Special Appeals. He has also served as a civil mediator for the Circuit and District Courts for Baltimore City, and as a settlement conference facilitator for the family division of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Magistrate Dunn graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Kent Joseph Boles, Jr. will also fill a vacancy on the District Court for Baltimore City. Kent Boles is currently a solo practitioner at the Law Offices of Kent J. Boles, Jr, where he focuses on personal injury claims as well as criminal and serious traffic violation cases. His previous experience includes founding Boles and Minkove, and working with Goodman, Meagher & Enoch, LLP. Mr. Boles graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law.

These appointments will take effect immediately.


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