Circuit Court for Harford County
Professor Curtin has been an adjunct faculty member since the spring 2002, teaching legal writing and oral advocacy. On October 17, 2013, Professor Curtin was appointed to the Circuit Court bench for Harford County, where she currently serves as a judge. Professor Curtin was born in Havana, Cuba and immigrated to the United States with her parents a few years after the Cuban Revolution. She was raised in Union City, New Jersey. In 1989, she received her B.A from Rutgers University, in 1992 her J.D. from Rutgers Law School – Camden, and in 1993 her LL.M from Georgetown University Law Center. In 1993 Judge Curtin moved to Maryland and commenced a long legal career in public service. She spent 10 years as an Assistant State’s Attorney for Harford County, where her duties included prosecuting violent crimes, as well as cases investigated by the Harford County Narcotics Task Force. In 2004, Judge Curtin became an Administrative Law Judge with the Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings, and she served in that capacity until her appointment to the Circuit Court.