SHEILA R. TILLERSON ADAMS, Circuit Administrative Judge, 7th Judicial Circuit (Calvert, Charles, Prince George's & St. Mary's counties), September 4, 2010 to December 31, 2022, and County Administrative Judge, Prince George's County Circuit Court, September 4, 2010 to December 31, 2022 (Associate Judge, December 6, 1996 to September 4, 2010). Chief Judge, 7th Judicial Circuit (Calvert, Charles, Prince George's & St. Mary's counties), March 1, 2019 to December 31, 2022. Retired December 31, 2022. Member, Public Awareness Committee, 1995-2001, Maryland Judicial Conference; Ad Hoc Committee on the Implementation of Family Divisions, 1997-2002. Member, Drug and Alcohol Council, 2001-04. Member, Judicial Council, Maryland Judicial Conference, 2013-15. Member, Equal Justice Committee, 2020-22 (chair, sentencing subcommittee, 2020-22), Judicial Council.

Member, Forensic Services Work Group, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 2016; Prince George's Forward Task Force, 2020-21.

Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 5, Prince George's County, June 18, 1993 to December 5, 1996.

Assistant State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1984-88 (chief, sexual assault/child abuse unit, 1987-88). Deputy County Attorney, Prince George's County, 1988-96.

Born in Washington, DC, December 16, 1957. Attended Menchville High School, Newport News, Virginia; Morgan State University, B.S. (psychology), cum laude, 1979; Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1982; Georgetown University Law Center, Master of Laws (taxation), 1987. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1983. Reginald Heber Smith Fellow, staff attorney, Domestic Law Unit, Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Baltimore, 1982-84. Member, American, National, and Maryland State Bar Associations; Prince George's County Bar Association (board of directors, 2011-; co-chair, law links program, 2011-); J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association (president, 1991); Women's Bar Association of Maryland; National Association of Women Judges. Outstanding Regional Award, National Bar Association. Outstanding Achievements in Government and Politics, Washington, DC, Chapter, National Urban League. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2012. Certificate of Recognition, Charles County Commissioners, 2013. Maryland Leadership in Law Lifetime Achievement Award, Daily Record, 2016.

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