[photo, County Courts Building, 401 Bosley Ave., Towson, Maryland]

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County Courts Building, 401 Bosley Ave., Towson, Maryland, July 2022. Photo courtesy of Baltimore County Circuit Court Administration.


Appointed by Governor &/or elected by Voters to 15-year terms (21 Judges):
Dennis M. Robinson, Jr., County Administrative Judge, (chosen by Chief Judge, Court of Appeals), 2033
Jan M. Alexander, Associate Judge, 2025
Sherrie R. Bailey, Associate Judge, 2025
Vicki Ballou-Watts, Associate Judge, 2035
Michael S. Barranco, Associate Judge, 2024
Andrew M. Battista, Associate Judge, 2035
Robert E. Cahill, Jr., Associate Judge, 2037
Colleen A. Cavanaugh, Associate Judge, 2029
Patricia M. Demaio, Associate Judge, 2024
Marc A. DeSimone, Jr., Associate Judge, 2024
Judith C. Ensor, Associate Judge, 2037
Wendy S. Epstein, Associate Judge, 2037
Michael J. Finifter, Associate Judge, 2033
Julie L. Glass, Associate Judge, 2029
Garret P. Glennon, Associate Judge, 2037
Paul J. Hanley, Associate Judge, 2029
Stacy A. Mayer, Associate Judge, 2037
John J. Nagle III, Associate Judge, 2025
Nancy M. Purpura, Associate Judge, 2027
James L. Rhodes, Associate Judge, 2024
Keith R. Truffer, Associate Judge, 2031

County Courts Building, 401 Bosley Ave., Towson, MD 21204
(410) 887-2139 (information)

Stephanie A. Medina, Court Administrator (410) 887-2687

Kevin Ledford, Deputy Court Administrator, Operations (410) 887-2687; e-mail:
Cheryl L. Rill, Deputy Court Administrator, Programs (410) 887-6911; e-mail:

Elected by Voters to 4-year term:
R. Jay Fisher (D), Sheriff, 2026
(410) 887-3151

James E. Black, Chief Deputy Sheriff (410) 887-5570


Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year terms (15 Judges):
Dorothy J. Wilson, District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland, with approval of Chief Judge, Court of Appeals), 2031
Kimberly M. Davis, Associate Judge, 2024
Bruce E. Friedman, Associate Judge, 2029
Kathleen C. Murphy, Associate Judge, 2032
Michael T. Pate, Associate Judge, 2023
Lisa A. Phelps, Associate Judge, 2026
Karen A. Pilarski, Associate Judge, 2028
Keith D. Pion, Associate Judge, 2026
Guido Porcarelli, Associate Judge, 2029
Krystin J. Richardson, Associate Judge, 2031
Marsha L. Russell, Associate Judge, 2030
Leo Ryan, Jr., Associate Judge, 2030
Michael W. Siri, Associate Judge, 2029
Kevin Y. T. Wiggins, Associate Judge, 2025
Susan Chambers Zellweger, Associate Judge, 2031

Judith L. (Jody) Pelfrey, Supervisor
120 East Chesapeake Ave., Towson, MD 21286
(410) 512-2010, (410) 512-2010; 1-800-944-1826 (toll free); tty: (410) 512-2002

Sherry D. Hines, Supervisor
1 Rolling Cross Road, Rolling Cross Road Professional Park, MD 21228 - 5380
(410) 512-2500; 1-800-944-1826 (toll free); tty: (410) 512-2002

JoAnn E. D'Antonio, Supervisor
8914 Kelso Drive, Essex, MD 21221 - 3135
(410) 512-2300; 1-800-944-1826 (toll free); tty: (410) 512-2002


[photo, County Courts Building, 401 Bosley Ave., Towson, Maryland] Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
William R. Evans (D), Chief Judge (chosen by Governor), 2026
Juliet G. Fisher (D), Judge, 2026
Arthur M. Frank (D), Judge, 2026

County Courts Building, 401 Bosley Ave., Towson, MD 21204 - 4403
(410) 887-6516; fax: (410) 296-5480

County Courts Building, 401 Bosley Ave., Towson, Maryland, March 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

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