Arthur Ahalt

Practice/Organization Description

The Honorable Arthur M. Monty Ahalt was appointed to the Circuit Court for Prince George's County, Maryland on February 9, 1982. Judge Ahalt retired from the bench on September 17, 1999 at the end of his term and commenced a career as an ADR neutral and technology innovator. He has been recalled as a Judge by the Court of Appeals to sit on specially assigned cases. As Chairman of the Court's Technology Committee, Judge Ahalt was the Court's Chief of Information Technology. He was responsible for organizing the Court's National electronic filing pilot entitled JusticeLINK in 1996. This pilot represented the first comprehensive effort nationally to file pleadings electronically and to organize the Court's information electronically so that it is available to the public through electronic communications. He has served as Chief Industry Advisor for Lexis Nexis CourtLink. LexisNexis CourtLink provides electronic public access and electronic filing to the nations courts. Judge Ahalt is CEO of VirtualCourthouse LLC a company he founded which facilitates the resolution of disputes using Internet technologies.

Judge Ahalt is an internationally recognized advocate, lecturer, and presenter of technology programs. He has made presentations to the Conference of Chief Justices, The Conference of State Court Administrators, and CTC6 the Technology Conference sponsored by the National Center for State Courts, The American Bar Association's Tech Show, The Maryland Bar Association's Tech Show and the Connecticut Bar Association's Tech Show.

Judge Ahalt has published numerous technology articles.


Alternative Dispute Resolution, On-line Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Mediation, Neutral Case Evaluation, Electronic Filing, Court Planning, Law Related Education

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American Bar Association

Maryland State Bar Association

Prince George's County Bar Association

Anne Arundel County Bar Assocaition


2527 Lyon Drive
Annapolis, MD 21403, United States

  • 410-263-6163

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
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