Caroline County Courthouse

The governor’s office is seeking applications for the next Caroline County Circuit Court judge.

ANNAPOLIS — Due to the death of Judge Jonathan G. Newell on Sept. 10, 2021, a vacancy exists on the Circuit Court for Caroline County. This vacancy is to be filled by appointment of Governor Larry Hogan and is being re-advertised at the governor’s request.

Any judge or lawyer interested in appointment to this vacancy should complete the personal data questionnaire which is available as a downloadable document on the Judiciary’s website at https://www.mdcourts.gov/judgeselect (NOTE: Application was revised effective Jan. 25, 2021). Any applicant who reapplies to a commission with whom they have filed a personal data questionnaire within the past 24 months need not file a new questionnaire. The candidate may submit a letter stating that he or she is reapplying and submit any changes that have occurred since the submission of the earlier questionnaire.

Any questions about the application process should be directed to Debra Kaminski at 410-260-1271 or Ebonye Caldwell at 410-260-1289 at the Administrative Office of the Courts or via the Maryland Relay Service (TTY/Voice) 1-800-735-2258.

The completed personal data questionnaire and two writing samples (17 copies total) must be received by Debra Kaminski or Ebonye Caldwell in the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Department, 187 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Fourth Floor, Annapolis, MD, 21401, by the close of business at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6. Late applications will not be accepted.

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