Maryland Courts

  • Judge Patrick L. Woodward

    Court of Special Appeals Chief Judge Appointment

    Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Judge Patrick L. Woodward as Chief Judge of the Court of Special Appeals. Judge Woodward has served as a judge on the Court since 2005. He succeeds Chief Judge Peter B. Krauser, who is retiring. The appointment is effective May 6, 2017. Read the Governor’s news release.

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    Attorney Information System

    The Maryland Judiciary is launching the Attorney Information System (AIS), a new comprehensive database that brings together information about Maryland attorneys maintained by the court-related agencies that support the Court of Appeals in its role regulating the legal profession in Maryland. Read more.

  • Schools in the Courtroom
    District Court Helps Students Learn about Consequences

    Students from six Anne Arundel County high schools witnessed the legal and financial consequences of making bad decisions during Anne Arundel County District Court’s Schools in the Court program on April 6. Read more.

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    New Email Scam Targets Attorneys

    A multi-state email scam is targeting attorneys with the subject line: "The Office of The State Attorney Complaint." Attorneys and individuals should be aware that no such office exists. Do not reply to the email and do not click on the link or open any attachments. Read more.