Honorable DeLawrence Beard

  • Recalled Judge
  • Circuit Court for Prince George's County, Maryland
Circuit Court for Montgomery County
  • 1984 to 2007
District Court of Maryland, District 6​
  • ​1982 to 1984
Bar Admissions
  • Maryland
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M.
  • University of Missouri, B.A.​
Honors & Awards
  • Award, Montgomery County N.A.A.C.P.
  • Award, J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association
  • Legal Excellence Award, J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association
Professional Associations
  • National Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal, Defense Lawyers
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Maryland Commission on Judicial Disabilities
  • Maryland Judicial Conference, Public Awareness Committee
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association
  • Criminal Justice Commission for Montgomery County
  • District 6 Advisory Board, Public Defender System
Previous Employment
  • Senior Assistant State's Attorney for Montgomery County
  • District Public Defender for Montgomery County
Teaching Positions
  • Assistant Professional Lecturer
    George Washington University
    College of General Studies
  • Lecturer, University of Maryland
    University College​
  • Adjunct Faculty
    Washington College of Law​
    American University