Gavel and Scales

Judicial appointments to circuit and district courts

Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Sidney Allen Butcher to the District Court in Anne Arundel County, Andrew Martin Battista to the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Kerwin Anthony Miller, Sr., to the District Court in Harford County, and Joseph Michael Stanalonis to the Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County. Read the Governor’s news release.

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Maryland lawyers donate 1.16 million hours of legal service

Maryland lawyers donated 1,160,906 hours of volunteer or pro bono legal services last year to help the state’s indigent population, an increase of 10,701 hours over the previous year, according to a new report. Read more.

Suzanne Johnson

Maryland Court of Appeals names new clerk

Suzanne C. Johnson has been named clerk of the court by the Maryland Court of Appeals.  Johnson will be sworn in by the governor on December 13, 2018. Read more.

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Talk to a lawyer for free at the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center

Call or chat with a lawyer who can help you represent yourself in your civil case. 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday - Friday. Read more.