DORCHESTER COUNTY
CIRCUIT COURT

CIRCUIT ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE


BRETT W. WILSON, Circuit Administrative Judge, 1st Judicial Circuit (Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico & Worcester counties), since January 1, 2017, and County Administrative Judge, Dorchester County Circuit Court, since June 30, 2004. Member, Child in Need of Assistance (CINA) Subcommittee, Foster Care Court Improvement Project, 2000-. Designated Judge for Advanced Science and Technology Adjudication Resource (ASTAR) Center Program, 2005- (ASTAR Fellow, 2006). Member, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, Dorchester County, 2004-. Member, Task Force on Juvenile Court Jurisdiction, 2013-14. Board of Directors, Judicial Institute of Maryland, 2013-. Member, Court Operations Committee, 2015- (chair, courthouse equity subcommittee, 2015-), Judicial Council.

Standing Master for Domestic Relations and Juvenile Causes, Dorchester County Circuit Court, First Judicial Circuit, 2001-04 (part-time, 1996-2001). Faculty (family law curriculum), Maryland Judicial Institute, 2002. Member, Child Support Subcommittee, Family Law Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 2002-04.

Assistant State's Attorney, Wicomico County, 1986-87. Member, Board of Education, Dorchester County, 1989-94. Member, Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force, 1994-96. Former member, Mental Health Advisory Board, Dorchester County.

Senior Assistant State's Attorney, Caroline County, 1998-2001.

Born in Easton, Maryland, 1958. Salisbury State College, B.A. (history), summa cum laude, 1980. University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1983. Law clerk, Callegary & Callegary, 1982-83. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1983. Associate, Robins, Johnson & Anthenelli, 1983-86 (law clerk, 1981); Robins & Johnson, 1986-88. Partner, Robins, Johnson, Wilson & Wade, 1989-90; Wilson & Collison, P.A., 1990-96. Sole practitioner, 1996-98. Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 1983- (family law section council, 2003-); Dorchester County Bar Association, 1986- (president, 1999-2001). Board of Directors, Mid-Shore Pro Bono, Inc., 2005-. Certificate of Appreciation, Foster Care Court Improvement Project, 2001. Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation, 2004. Certificate of Appreciation, Community Mediation Maryland, 2011.

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