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DISTRICT COURT OF MARYLAND

Ben C. Clyburn, Chief Judge

Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building
361 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401 - 2395
(410) 260-1525
web: http://mdcourts.gov/district/,
http://mdcourts.gov/courtrecords.html (case records)


[photo, Maryland Judicial Center, Annapolis, Maryland] Joseph P. Rosenthal, Chief Clerk
District Court of Maryland
Maryland Judicial Center, A-3, 580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis, MD 21401 - 2395
(410) 260-1235; fax: (410) 260-1219
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  • Maryland Judicial Center, Annapolis, Maryland, December 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

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    DISTRICTS

    [photo, Carter M. Hickman District Court/Multi-Service Center, 120 Broadway, Centreville, Maryland]
  • District 1 (Baltimore City)
  • District 2 (Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico & Worcester Counties)
  • District 3 (Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's & Talbot Counties)
  • District 4 (Calvert, Charles & St. Mary's Counties)

    Carter M. Hickman District Court/Multi-Service Center, 120 Broadway, Centreville (Queen Anne's County), Maryland, November 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Robert F. Sweeney District Court Building, 251 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, Maryland]
  • District 5 (Prince George's County)
  • District 6 (Montgomery County)
  • District 7 (Anne Arundel County)
  • District 8 (Baltimore County)
  • District 9 (Harford County)
  • District 10 (Carroll & Howard Counties)
  • District 11 (Frederick & Washington Counties)
  • District 12 (Allegany & Garrett Counties)

    Robert F. Sweeney District Court Building, 251 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis (Anne Arundel County), Maryland, February 2009. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

    DISTRICT COURT OF MARYLAND

    Ben C. Clyburn, Chief Judge (designated by Chief Judge, Court of Appeals), 2015
    (410) 260-1525

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 1

    Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term:
    Keith E. Mathews, District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland), 2013
    (410) 878-8014; 1-800-937-3788 (toll free)

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 2 (Lower Eastern Shore)

    Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term:
    John L. Norton III, District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland), 2015
    (410) 901-1437; 1-800-939-2872 (toll free)

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 3 (Upper Eastern Shore)

    Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term:
    Stephen J. Baker, District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland), 2018
    (410) 996-2704; 1-800-941-0408 (toll free)

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 4 (Southern Maryland)

    Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term:
    Robert B. Riddle, District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland), 2015
    (443) 550-6708; 1-800-941-3375 (toll free)

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 5

    Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term:
    Thomas J. Love, District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland), 2017
    (301) 952-4023; 1-800-943-8853 (toll free)

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 6

    Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term:
    Eugene Wolfe, District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland), 2011
    (301) 279-1551; 1-800-944-1341 (toll free)

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 7

    Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term:
    John P. McKenna, Jr., District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland), 2012
    (410) 260-1367; 1-800-944-2688 (toll free)

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 8

    Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term:
    Alexandra N. Williams, District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland), 2014
    (410) 512-2051; 1-800-944-1826 (toll free)

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 9

    Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term:
    Victor K. Butanis, District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland), 2016
    (410) 838-4510; 1-800-943-6344 (toll free)

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 10

    Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term:
    JoAnn M. Ellinghaus-Jones, District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland) 2010
    (410) 480-7706; 1-800-943-9396 (toll free)

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 11

    Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term:
    O. John Cejka, Jr., District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland), 2015
    (301) 600-2005; 1-800-945-2119 (toll free)

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 12 (Western Maryland)

    Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term:
    Edward A. Malloy, Jr., District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland), 2012
    (301) 723-3105; 1-800-946-3952 (toll free)

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