Daniel Patrick Dwyer

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Daniel Patrick Dwyer
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Court Information:
Maryland Fourth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Position:   Washington County
Appointed by:   Gov. Martin O'Malley
Active:   2009-2025
Past post:   Domestic Relations Master, Washington County Circuit Court
Past term:   1996-2009
Personal History
Born:   9/16/1955
Undergraduate:   Frostburg State College, 1977
Law School:   University of Baltimore, 1984

Daniel Patrick Dwyer is a judge on the Fourth Circuit Court for Washington County in Maryland.[1] He was appointed to the court by Governor Martin O'Malley on March 12, 2009 and assumed office on April 3, 2009.[2][3] Dwyer was re-elected to the court on November 2, 2010 to a full fifteen-year term, ending in 2025.[4][5]


Dwyer received his undergraduate degree in theater from Frostburg State College in 1977 and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1984.[3]


Awards and associations

  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member, Washington County Bar Association
  • Member, Maryland State's Attorneys' Association
  • Member, National District Attorneys' Association
  • Board of Directors, Crime Watch League of Washington County
  • Member, Washington County Mental Health Center, Inc.
  • Member, Maryland Child Support Enforcement Association
  • Member, Washington County Foster Parents Association[3]

2010 election

Dwyer was re-elected to the Fourth Circuit Court with 49.75 percent of the vote in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4][6]

Main article: Maryland judicial elections, 2010

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