Bibi Berry, a family division magistrate for Montgomery County Circuit Court, and attorney Michael McAuliffe have been appointed to circuit court judgeships, according to a statement by Gov. Larry Hogan’s office.
Before her appointment as magistrate, Berry was a domestic litigation associate, then equity shareholder, at Paley Rothman.
She also worked as a litigation associate with Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A. from 2002-2005 and served as a law clerk at Arnold and Porter, LLP from 1998-2002. She received her bachelor’s degree from Howard University and her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.
McAuliffe is a partner with the firm of Ethridge, Quinn, Kemp, McAuliffe, Rowan & Hartinger, where he has a multi-service general trial practice. He has worked as an attorney with the same law firm since 1987.
After graduating from law school and clerking for the Honorable John J. Mitchell of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, McAuliffe joined John M. Quinn in 1987 to form Quinn & McAuliffe, the predecessor to the firm as it is known today. McAuliffe received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.