HOWARD COUNTY, MARYLAND

JUDICIAL BRANCH


[photo, Howard County Courthouse (main entrance), Park Ave. and Court Place, Ellicott City, Maryland]

Circuit Court

District Court

Orphans' Court


Howard County Courthouse (main entrance), Park Ave. & Court Place, Ellicott City, Maryland, July 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, Howard County Courthouse, Park Ave. and Court Place, Ellicott City, Maryland]

CIRCUIT COURT

Appointed by Governor &/or elected by Voters to 15-year terms (5 Judges):
Diane O. Leasure, County Administrative Judge (chosen by Circuit Administrative Judge), 2011

James B. Dudley, Associate Judge, 2005
Lenore R. Gelfman, Associate Judge, 2011
Raymond J. Kane, Jr., Associate Judge, 2013
Dennis M. Sweeney, Associate Judge, 2007

County Courthouse (main entrance), Park Ave. & Court Place, Ellicott City, Maryland, July 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


Courthouse
8360 Court Ave.
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 313-2083
web: www.courts.state.md.us/howard.html


DISTRICT COURT

Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year terms (5 Judges):
Neil Edward Axel, Associate Judge, 2007
Louis A. Becker III, Associate Judge, 2009
Pamila J. Brown, Associate Judge, 2012
Alice P. Clark, Associate Judge, 2007
one vacancy

[photo, District Court/Multi-Service Center, Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, Maryland]

District Court/Multi-Service Center
3451 Courthouse Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 461-0200
fax: (410) 461-0113

District Court/Multi-Service Center, Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, Maryland, July 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Howard County Courthouse (view from Court Ave.), Ellicott City, Maryland]

ORPHANS' COURT

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Charles M. Coles, Jr. (R), Chief Judge (chosen by Governor), 2002
Sherae M. McNeal (D), Judge, 2002
Joyce C. Pope (R), Judge, 2002

Courthouse
8360 Court Ave.
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 313-2133
fax: (410) 313-3409

Howard County Courthouse (view from Court Ave.), Ellicott City, Maryland, 1999. Photo by Diane P. Frese.


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