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Office of Administrative Hearings

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Paul B. Handy

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Administrative Law Judge

Judge Handy has been an Administrative Law Judge for the District of Columbia Office of Administrative Hearings since July 2004, and currently serves as the Director of Training. Prior to July 2004, Judge Handy was an Administrative Law Judge for the Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings for six years. 

Judge Handy was an assistant public defender in Maryland from 1990 to 1998. He was named Attorney of the Year in 1993 (Mental Health Division) and in 1997 (District 11 – Frederick and Washington Counties). From 1986 to 1990, Judge Handy was a solo practitioner in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Judge Handy received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University, with a double major in labor studies and sociology. He earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore.