DISTRICT COURT OF MARYLAND


Martha F. Rasin, Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland, 2001

Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building
361 Rowe Blvd.
Annapolis, MD 21401 - 2395
(410) 260-1525

Office of Chief Clerk
District Court Building, A-3
580 Taylor Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21401 - 2395
(410) 260-1235
fax: (410) 260-1219


Budget

Districts

Historical Evolution

Organizational Chart

Origin & Functions


DISTRICTS

  • 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)
  • 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)


    ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

    DISTRICT COURT OF MARYLAND

    Martha F. Rasin, Chief Judge (designated by Chief Judge, Court of Appeals)
    (410) 260-1525

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 1
    (Baltimore City: 24 Judges)

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 2
    (Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico & Worcester Counties: 5 Judges)

    John L. Norton III, District Administrative Judge, Dorchester County, 2005

    County Office Building
    310 Gay St.
    Cambridge, MD 21613 - 1813
    (410) 221-2580

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 3
    (Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's & Talbot Counties: 6 Judges)

    James C. McKinney, District Administrative Judge, Cecil County, 2006

    170 East Main St.
    Elkton, MD 21921 - 5943
    (410) 996-0703

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 4
    (Calvert, Charles & St. Mary's Counties: 4 Judges)

    Stephen L. Clagett, District Administrative Judge, Calvert County, 2000

    Goldstein Multi-Service Center
    200 Duke St.
    Prince Frederick, MD 20678 - 4136
    (410) 535-8800

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 5
    (Prince George's County: 12 Judges)

    Frank M. Kratovil, District Administrative Judge, 1998

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 6
    (Montgomery County: 12 Judges)

    Cornelius J. Vaughey, District Administrative Judge, 2004

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 7
    (Anne Arundel County: 8 Judges)

    James W. Dryden, District Administrative Judge, 2001

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 8
    (Baltimore County: 13 Judges)

    John H. Garmer, District Administrative Judge, 2000

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 9
    (Harford County: 4 Judges)

    Emory A. Plitt, Jr., District Administrative Judge, 2003

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 10
    (Carroll & Howard Counties: 6 Judges)

    James N. Vaughan, District Administrative Judge, Howard County, 2002

    3451 Courthouse Drive
    Ellicott City, MD 21043 - 4377
    (410) 461-0220

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 11
    (Frederick & Washington Counties: 4 Judges)

    Frederick J. Bower, District Administrative Judge, Frederick County, 2006

    100 West Patrick St.
    Frederick, MD 21701 - 5548
    (301) 694-2011

    DISTRICT COURT - DISTRICT 12
    (Allegany & Garrett Counties: 3 Judges)

    Paul J. Stakem, District Administrative Judge, Allegany County, 2001

    3 Pershing St.
    Cumberland, MD 21505 - 3045
    (301) 777-2105

    Maryland Judiciary


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     Maryland Manual On-Line, 1998

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