Joseph M. Getty

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Joseph M. Getty
Joseph M. Getty (2011).jpg
Getty in 2011
Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals
Assumed office
June 27, 2016
Appointed by Larry Hogan
Member of the Maryland Senate
from the 5th district
In office
January 12, 2011 – January 23, 2015
Preceded by Larry E. Haines
Succeeded by Justin Ready
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 5th district
In office
January 11, 1995 – January 8, 2003
Preceded by Richard C. Matthews & Lawrence A. LaMotte
Succeeded by Wade Kach
Personal details
Born (1952-04-14) April 14, 1952 (age 65)
Olney, Maryland
Political party Republican
Alma mater Washington College
George Washington University
University of Maryland School of Law

Joseph M. Getty (born April 14, 1952) is a judge on the Maryland Court of Appeals. He was appointed to that court on June 27, 2016, by Governor Larry Hogan. He is a former State Senator and Delegate, where he represented Maryland's 5th district. In February 2015, Senator Getty was appointed by Governor Larry Hogan to his cabinet, as Legislative and Policy Director during his second term as Senator.[1] When Senator Getty vacated his seat, he was replaced by Former Delegate, now Senator Justin Ready. Senator Getty also served in former Governor Bob Ehrlich's cabinet in a similar capacity.

Joe Getty is also a regular contributor to the Northern News, which is a weekly newspaper that distributes to Hampstead, Manchester and Upperco, Maryland. He also previously served as the director of the Historical Society of Carroll County.[2]

He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law.[3]

Task Force, Boards and Commissions[edit]

2012- Getty was appointed by Maryland legislative leaders to a task force to study the impact of a Maryland Court of Appeals ruling regarding the liability of owners of pit bulls and landlords that rent to them.[4]

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