Judge Christian M. Kahl, a retired Baltimore County Circuit Court judge who had also served on the District Court, died Monday of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The Timonium resident was 80.
"Chris Kahl was a dear friend, a great attorney, and a wonderful judge," said retired Baltimore County Circuit Judge John F. Fader II. "He was absolutely one of the most decent individuals I've known on the face of the earth.
"He was always patient, knowledgeable about the law, organized and did everything the way it should be done," he said.
"Chris Kahl was gentle, kind, patient and just a great jurist," said former law partner...