Susan Souder

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Susan Souder
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Court Information:
Maryland Third Circuit
Title:   Judge
Position:   Baltimore County
Active:   2002-2019
Past position:   Attorney, Solo practice
Past term:   1997-2002
Personal History
Born:   9/20/1956
Undergraduate:   University of Maryland, College Park, 1978
Law School:   Georgetown University Law Center, 1981

Susan Souder is a judge on the Third Circuit Court for Baltimore County in Maryland.[1] She has served as a judge on the court since May 13, 2002 and her current term expires in 2019.[2][3]


Souder received her undergraduate degree in history from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1978 and her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1981.[2]


  • 2002-2019: Judge, Third Circuit Court
  • 1997-2002: Attorney, Solo practice
  • 1994-1997: Partner, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll
  • 1985-1994: Partner, Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander
  • 1981-1985: Civil Trial Attorney, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice
  • 1981: Admitted to the Maryland Bar[2]

Awards and associations


  • 1984: Outstanding Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice
  • 1979; 1999: Maryland's Top 100 Women, The Daily Record[2]


  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member, Baltimore County Bar Association
  • Member, Women's Bar Association of Maryland[2]

See also

External links


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