WORCESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND

JUDICIAL BRANCH


[photo, Worcester County Courthouse entrance, One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland]

Circuit Court

District Court

Orphans' Court

Worcester County Courthouse entrance, One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland, June 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

CIRCUIT COURT

Appointed by Governor &/or elected by Voters to 15-year terms (3 Judges):
Brian D. Shockley, County Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, Court of Appeals), & Chief Judge, 2027
Mary Margaret Kent, Associate Judge, 2033
Beau H. Oglesby, Associate Judge, 2033


[photo, Worcester County Courthouse (from South Washington St), One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland]

Courthouse, One West Market St., Snow Hill, MD 21863
(410) 632-0700, (410) 632-0600; 1-800-340-0691 (toll free)
web: www.mdcourts.gov/circuit/worcester/index.html


Worcester County Courthouse (from South Washington St), One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland, June 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, Courtroom, Worcester County Courthouse, One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland]

Courtroom, Worcester County Courthouse, One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland, June 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Office of Circuit Court Clerk, Worcester County Courthouse, One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland]


Office of Circuit Court Clerk, Worcester County Courthouse, One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland, June 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Worcester County Courthouse, One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland]

Worcester County Courthouse, One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland, June 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Law Library, Worcester County Courthouse, One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland]


Law Library, Worcester County Courthouse, One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland, June 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


DISTRICT COURT

Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year term (2 Judges):
Gerald V. Purnell, District Administrative Judge, 2026
Daniel R. Mumford, Associate Judge, 2025

[photo, Worcester County District Court, 301 Commerce St., Snow Hill, Maryland] 301 Commerce St., Snow Hill, MD 21863 - 1007
(410) 219-7830; 1-800-941-0282 (toll free)
tty: 1-800-735-2258
web: www.mdcourts.gov/district/directories/courtmap.html#WORCESTER

6505 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842 - 3041
(410) 723-6935

Worcester County District Court, 301 Commerce St., Snow Hill, Maryland, June 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


ORPHANS' COURT


[photo, Worcester County Courthouse, One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland] Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Michael T. Diffendal (R), Chief Judge (chosen by Governor), 2022
Linda M. Hess (R), Judge, 2022
Cheryl Kelley Jacobs (R), Judge, 2022


Worcester County Courthouse, One West Market St., Snow Hill, Maryland, June 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


Courthouse, Room 102
One West Market St., Snow Hill, MD 21863 - 1074
(410) 632-1529; fax: (410) 632-5600

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