BRETT W. WILSON, County Administrative Judge, Dorchester County Circuit Court, June 30, 2004 to November 1, 2021, and Circuit Administrative Judge, 1st Judicial Circuit (Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico & Worcester counties), January 1, 2017, to August 16, 2021. Retired November 1, 2021. 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, 2004-21. Member, Task Force on Juvenile Court Jurisdiction, 2013-14. Board of Directors, Judicial Institute of Maryland, 2013-15.

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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