Suzanne Johnson

Maryland Court of Appeals names new clerk

Suzanne C. Johnson has been named clerk of the court by the Maryland Court of Appeals.  Johnson will be sworn in by the governor on December 13, 2018. Read more.

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Talk to a lawyer for free at the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center

Call or chat with a lawyer who can help you represent yourself in your civil case. 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday - Friday. Read more.

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Governor designates Chief Judge of the Court of Special Appeals

Judge Matthew J. Fader has been named Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. He has served on the court since November 2017. Read the Governor’s Office news release.

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Judicial appointments

Governor Larry Hogan has announced the appointments of ShaRon Marie Grayson Kelsey, Jared Michael McCarthy, and Wytonja “Tonja” LaCheryl Curry to the Prince George’s Circuit Court, and the appointment of Patrick Joseph Devine to the Charles County Circuit Court.  Read the Governor’s Office news release.