Maryland Courts

Dawne D. Lindsey

Picture of Clerk Dawne D. Lindsey

Dawne D. Lindsey was appointed Clerk of Circuit Court for Allegany County by Judge Sharer and Judge Leasure on July 1, 2001. Since that appointment she has been elected to serve as the Clerk of Court of Allegany County since her first election in November 2002.

As Clerk of Circuit Court for Allegany County, Ms Lindsey has served on many committees statewide to benefit the Maryland court system and Allegany County residents. She has served as president of Maryland Circuit Court Clerk's Association, chairman of Maryland Record Retention Committee and chair of the Conference of Circuit Court Clerks. She also has organized and presented workshops on various child support topics to staff across the State of Maryland.

Since Ms. Lindsey has been in office, programs have been put in place to ensure that Allegany County consistently meets yearly case time standards and to improve the accessibility of the legal system to all. The goal of Ms. Lindsey and her staff is strive to ensure that each person who comes in contact with the Allegany County Clerk's Office receives accurate, courteous and professional access to justice.

Ms. Lindsey was born and raised in Mt. Savage, Maryland. She is a graduate of Mt. Savage High School and West Virginia University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in business administration. She resides in Frostburg with her husband, Gary, and their two children.