The Honorable Wendy S. Epstein

Appointed By: Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr.

Biography

Hon. Wendy S. Epstein is an associate judge for the Baltimore County Circuit Court in the Third Judicial Circuit of Maryland. She was appointed to the bench by Governor Larry Hogan on August 31, 2021.

Epstein began her judicial career as a family and juvenile magistrate with the Baltimore County Circuit Court in 2014. She also presided over the Family Recovery Support Program.

Prior to joining the bench, Epstein practiced alongside her father as a partner at Zerwitz & Zerwitz (1992 to 2014). During her twenty-two years with the firm, she specialized in family and criminal law and spent the last five years as a part-time facilitator for the Baltimore County Circuit Court.

Over the course of her legal career, Epstein was also a former assistant public defender in Baltimore County (1990 to 1992).

She received a B.A. in English from Western Maryland College in 1986. Epstein went on to complete a J.D. at the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1989.

Her memberships have included the Maryland State Bar Association (Bench/Bar Section Council secretary), the Baltimore County Bar Association, the Baltimore County Bar Foundation (secretary), the Sobeloff Society (board member), the Maryland Women’s Bar Association (past secretary and treasurer), the Baltimore Carroll County Women’s Bar Association (board member and past president), and the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association.

Epstein also sat as a member of the Baltimore County Board of Appeals (chairperson), the State Board of Law Examiners’ Second Appellate Circuit Character Committee, and the Attorney Grievance Commission's Peer Review Panel.

She was born in Baltimore, Maryland.

Recent Cases by Hon. Wendy S. Epstein

On December 29, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Baltimore city. Judge Epstein, Wendy presiding.

Filed

Dec 29, 2021

Status

Closed

Judge

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County

Baltimore city, MD

Court

Baltimore County Circuit Court

Case Last Refreshed

Jun 17, 2022

On December 8, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Baltimore city. Judge Epstein, Wendy presiding.

Filed

Dec 08, 2021

Status

Open

Judge

Hon. Epstein, Wendy Trellis Spinner 👉 Discover key insights by exploring more analytics for Epstein, Wendy

County

Baltimore city, MD

Court

Baltimore County Circuit Court

Case Last Refreshed

Jun 17, 2022

On November 11, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Baltimore city. Judge Epstein, Wendy presiding.

Filed

Nov 11, 2021

Status

Open

Judge

Hon. Epstein, Wendy Trellis Spinner 👉 Discover key insights by exploring more analytics for Epstein, Wendy

County

Baltimore city, MD

Court

Baltimore County Circuit Court

Case Last Refreshed

Jun 17, 2022

On September 15, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Baltimore city. Judge Epstein, Wendy presiding.

Filed

Sep 15, 2021

Status

Closed / Inactive

Judge

Hon. Epstein, Wendy Trellis Spinner 👉 Discover key insights by exploring more analytics for Epstein, Wendy

County

Baltimore city, MD

Court

Baltimore County Circuit Court

Case Last Refreshed

Jun 17, 2022

On June 14, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Baltimore city. Judge Epstein, Wendy presiding.

Filed

Jun 14, 2021

Status

Open

Judge

Hon. Epstein, Wendy Trellis Spinner 👉 Discover key insights by exploring more analytics for Epstein, Wendy

County

Baltimore city, MD

Court

Baltimore County Circuit Court

Case Last Refreshed

Jun 17, 2022

On April 1, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Baltimore city. Judge Epstein, Wendy presiding.

Filed

Apr 01, 2021

Status

Closed

Judge

Hon. Epstein, Wendy Trellis Spinner 👉 Discover key insights by exploring more analytics for Epstein, Wendy

County

Baltimore city, MD

Court

Baltimore County Circuit Court

Case Last Refreshed

Jun 17, 2022

On February 24, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Baltimore city. Judge Epstein, Wendy presiding.

Filed

Feb 24, 2021

Status

Open

Judge

Hon. Epstein, Wendy Trellis Spinner 👉 Discover key insights by exploring more analytics for Epstein, Wendy

County

Baltimore city, MD

Court

Baltimore County Circuit Court

Case Last Refreshed

Jun 17, 2022

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