Multiple County Circuit Courts Receive New Appointments

Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Nicole Barmore to the Baltimore City Circuit Court, Michael Barranco to the Baltimore County Circuit Court, Cameron Brown to the Cecil County Circuit Court,  Donnell Turner to the Prince George’s County Circuit Court, and Kathleen Murphy to the Baltimore County District Court.

According the Governor’s press release, the appointees include:

For Baltimore City Circuit Court:

Nicole Kimberly Barmore is the Assistant Chief Counsel with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency. Over the last four years, she has represented the federal government as lead trial attorney in administrative immigration removal hearings, and prosecuted cases of immigration benefits fraud and immigration work site violations.

For Baltimore County Circuit Court:

Michael Salvatore Barranco is a partner with the Law Office of Frank F. Daily, P.A. He is a trial lawyer with a general practice focusing on banking, commercial, business, products liability, and consumer protection disputes. Mr. Barranco has extensive experience in private practice.

For Cecil County District Court:

Cameron Andrew Brown has been a partner with the law firm Wilson, Rollins and Brown since 2016. He has extensive experience in both the district and circuit courts handling criminal defense, land use matters representing government agencies and private parties, as well as business, contractual, and real property disputes. He also has significant experience with personal injury matters and estate administration.

For Prince George’s County Circuit Court:

Donnell Wilfred Turner is currently the Inspector General for the Prince George’s County Police Department, where he oversees independent oversight to detect fraud, abuse, misconduct, and mismanagement of police department programs. .

For Baltimore County District Court:

Kathleen Carol Murphy has spent the majority of her 27 year legal career in criminal law enforcement. She is currently the Director of the Criminal Division at the Maryland Office of the Attorney General, where she is responsible for overseeing multiple units of the criminal investigations division. In addition, she also represents the Attorney General in various capacities on the Maryland State Sentencing Commission and the Maryland State’s Attorneys’ Association.

Read the full press release for more on each appointee.