Judge Frank E. Cicone, former chief administrative judge of the Baltimore County Circuit Court, who had a second career as a settlement court judge, died of congestive heart failure Thursday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
The Lutherville resident was 95.
"Frank was loved and respected by judges all over Maryland. He was a giant among giants," said Joseph F. Murphy Jr., who served as chief judge of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals from 1996 to 2007 and retired in 2011 as a judge on the Court of Appeals.
"I was a Baltimore County Circuit Court judge and Frank was the administrative judge," said Judge Murphy. "He supported his judges...