General Information

Please be advised that effective January 16, 2024, Bar Members and Attorneys will be required to comply with All Security Scanning Protocol when entering any District Court location in Anne Arundel County.

Anne Arundel County Glen Burnie District Couty

Welcome to the District Court of Maryland for Anne Arundel County located in Glen Burnie, MD.

The District Court hears landlord/tenant cases, replevin actions, traffic violations, criminal cases classified as misdemeanors and certain felonies, and civil cases in the amount of $30,000 or less. The District Court does not conduct jury trials.

Hon. Shaem C.P. Spencer 
​​​​​Administrative Judge
Kathryn Glenn
​​​​​Administrative Clerk
Michael Lindner
​​​​​Administrative Commissioner
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General Information: 410-260-1800  | Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-944-2688
TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

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The courthouse is located at 7500 Gov. Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, MD 21061-3705. For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

From 695 take Exit 3 to Route 2, Ritchie Highway. Court is located at intersection of Rt. 2 and Rt. 648 (Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.).

From Route I-97 take Quarterfield Road (Exit 13) toward Glen Burnie. Make a left onto Crain Highway. Make a right onto Fifth Avenue. Make a left onto Ritchie Highway (Route 2). The Court is located on the southbound side of Ritchie Highway and B&A Boulevard (MD 648) next to La Fontaine Bleue.

Bus Information
MTA Bus Number 14.

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Free parking on street and in parking garage next to court.

On April 4, 2022, the Maryland Judiciary returned to normal operations exiting the
five-phased COVID-19 resumption of operations plan.


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