December 8, 2021


Government Relations and Public Affairs
187 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, Maryland 21401


Media Advisory
Grand opening celebration of the District Court Help Center in Montgomery County

The grand opening of the District Court Help Center in Rockville will take place Friday, December 10, at the District Court in Montgomery County. District Court Help Centers offer free limited legal help for individuals who are not represented by an attorney. Attorneys assist with civil, district court case types, including landlord and tenant, small claims, return of property, domestic violence, debt collection, and expungement. The celebration will feature a ribbon-cutting and tours of the center. 

WHO:            Chief Judge Joseph M. Getty, Court of Appeals of Maryland
                      Chief Judge John P. Morrissey, District Court of Maryland
                      District Administrative Judge Sherri D. Koch, District Court in Montgomery County
                      Wilhelm H. Joseph, Jr., executive director, Maryland Legal Aid
                      Nicolle Katrivanos, supervising attorney, Maryland Center for Legal Assistance, LLC

WHAT:           District Court Help Center in Rockville grand opening ceremony and ribbon-cutting

WHEN:          Friday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m.

WHERE:       District Court in Montgomery County, 6th floor
                      191 E. Jefferson St., Rockville, Md.
                      Livestreaming available:      

NOTE: Please contact the Maryland Judiciary’s Government Relations and Public Affairs Division, [email protected], if you plan to attend or have questions. The use of cameras must be approved in advance, and all persons being photographed should be asked for their consent.


Bradley Tanner
Public Information Officer
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Terri Charles
Asst. Public Information Officer
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