Maryland Courts

Welcome

 

State Court Administrator
Pamela Q. Harris
410-260-1295

Deputy State Court Administrator
Faye Matthews
410-260-1257

Mission
The mission of the AOC is to foster fair, efficient, timely, and accessible justice for all people by:

providing guidance, services, support, and resources to the courts, government agencies, communities and individuals; providing clear and accurate information to customers; and facilitating, coordinating, and implementing innovative statewide judicial branch policies and programs.

The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) oversees and implements court policies established by the Chief Judge, the Court of Appeals, and the General Assembly. Its responsibilities include personnel administration, preparation and administration of the Judiciary budget, planning, research, and court support personnel.

Departments

Budget & Finance 
Allen Clark, Executive Director
Maryland Judicial Center
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401 
410-260-1579

Court Operations
Diane Pawlowicz, Executive Director 
2001 E/F Commerce Park Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401 
410-260-1737

Facilities Administration
Roxanne P. McKagan, Executive Director
Maryland Judicial Center
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401 
410-260-1407

Family Administration
Connie Kratovil-Lavelle, Esq., Executive Director
Maryland Judicial Center
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401  410-260-1740
Website

Human Resources
Dennis Scott, Executive Director 
Maryland Judicial Center
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401 
410-260-1280
Website

Judicial Information Systems (JIS)
Mark R. Bittner, Executive Director 
2661 Riva Road, Suite 900
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-260-1000
Website

Legal Affairs
David R. Durfee, Esq., Executive Director 
Maryland Judicial Center
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401 
410-260-1405 

Problem Solving Courts 
Gray Barton, Executive Director
2011-D Commerce Park Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401 
410-260-3615
Website

Procurement and Contract Administration
Gisela Blades, Executive Director
2003C Commerce Park Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401 
410-260-1421
Website

Units
Program Services
Deborah Unitus, Director
Program Services
2001-D Commerce Park Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-260-1256
  Court Interpreter Program
Other Programs
Maryland Access to Justice Commission
Pamela Cardullo Ortiz, Esq., Executive Director
2001 E/F Commerce Park Drive
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
410-260-3606
Website