Governor Hogan appoints new judge for Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Posted at 11:45 AM, Oct 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-06 11:45:14-04

Governor Larry Hogan announced on Friday his appointment for a new judge on the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. 

Governor Hogan appointed Matthew J. Fader after reviewing nominees from the judicial nominating commission. 

"I am confident that Mr. Fader is the most qualified candidate to fill the vacancy on the Maryland Court of Special Appeals," said Governor Hogan. "I would like to congratulate him on this appointment, and I know that he will serve the people of Maryland well in this new role."

Fader served as an Assistant Attorney General with the Office of the Attorney General since June 2010. He is currently the Chief of Civil Litigation for the State of Maryland. 

Before working in Maryland, Fader was a lawyer in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.