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Ms. Teahan has tried hundreds of cases to verdict in Maryland courts. For over twenty years, she was a trial attorney with the Maryland Office of the Public Defender, having served in Baltimore City District and Circuit Court from 1995 – 2002, Washington County Circuit Court in 2003 and Frederick County Circuit Court from 2003 – 2017. Ms. Teahan also represented her agency in the Maryland General Assembly, testifying regularly before committees in both the Maryland Senate and the Maryland House of Delegates. Ms. Teahan’s practice focuses on criminal and family law matters.
During her career, Ms. Teahan has been a scholarship recipient to the National Criminal Defense College at Mercer Law School in Macon, Georgia, and a grant recipient from the United States Bureau of Justice Assistance, enabling her to attend the Capital Defense Clearinghouse at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. In 2011, she was certified as a mediator by Community Mediation Maryland and served on the Board of Directors of Frederick County Conflict Resolution Center (formerly CALM).
Ms. Teahan holds memberships in the Frederick County Bar Association and the Maryland State Bar Association. She is a member of the Committee on Laws and the Criminal Law and Practice Section Council, where she was Chair of the Legislative Subcommittee in 2015. She is also a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation.
On four separate occasions, the legal community has nominated Ms. Teahan to serve as a trial court judge in Frederick County. In 2013, she was nominated to serve as a judge in the Frederick County District Court, and in 2016, she was nominated once to the Frederick County District Court and twice to the Frederick County Circuit Court.
|Senior Counsel||Ethridge, Quinn, Kemp, McAuliffe, Rowan & Hartinger||2017 - Present|
|Trial Attorney||Office Of The Public Defender Maryland||1992 - 2017|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Maryland State Bar Association, Laws Committee||Member||2017 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Board of Governors||2017 - Present|
|Maryland Bar Foundation||Fellow||2016 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association, Criminal Law and Practice Section, Legislation Committee||Member||2014 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Frederick County Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association, Criminal Law and Practice Section, Legislation Committee||Chair||2015 - 2015|
|Maryland Bar Bulletin||Expungement: Just Do It||2018|
|University of Baltimore School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|Loyola University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1989|
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