The Court shall appoint a Character Committee for each of the seven Appellate Judicial Circuits of the State. Each Character Committee shall consist of not less than five members whose terms shall be five years each. The terms shall be staggered. Each Character Committee member shall be an attorney admitted and in good standing to practice law in Maryland. The Court shall designate the chair of each Committee and vice chair, if any. For each character questionnaire referred to a Character Committee, the Board shall remit to the Committee a sum to defray some of the expense of the investigation.
Cross reference: See Rule 19-204 for the Character Review Procedure.