The Honorable Nelson Rupp Jr.
Judge Nelson Rupp has served as an Associate Judge on the Montgomery County Circuit Court since January 17, 1997. Prior to his appointment, Judge Rupp served as Senior Assistant State's Attorney, Montgomery County, 1973-77; Member, Alternative Community Services Commission, City of Rockville, 1975-80; Assistant Public Defender, Montgomery County, 1977-80; Deputy State's Attorney, St. Mary's County, 1980-81; Assistant State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1981-83; and Associate Judge, Montgomery County, District Court of Maryland, September 23, 1993 to January 16, 1997. Judge Rupp received his J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law in 1974. He is a member of the Maryland and D.C. Bar, and his awards include the Outstanding Jurist Award, Montgomery County Bar Association, 1995. On November 17, 2006, Judge Rupp was awarded The Daily Record's Leadership in Law Award. The award honors those who contribute significantly to the legal profession.